The lala deen dayal studios collection of 2 857 glass plate negatives was bought by the indira gandhi national centre for the arts new delhi in 1989 today it is the largest repository of his work. Foto crafts press coverage contact us.
He was an engineer who took up photography during 1864 and was later commissioned to photograph the governor general s tour of central india.
Lala deen dayal photography. Lala deen dayal 1844 1905 took up photography in the 1870s and in 1884 became official photographer to the nizam of hyderabad with studios in secunderabad and indore. In 2010 a retrospective exhibition of his work was. He was born in 1844 in the sardhana district of uttar pradesh.
Legacy recognition commemorative stamp. A large collection including celebrated images of the 1870s famine are with the peabody essex museum us and the alkazi collection in delhi. He received technical education at thomason civil engineering college in roorkee after which he joined as head estimator and draftsmen in the public works department at indore.
Also known as raja deen dayal lala deen dayal was a pioneer indian court photographer in india during the rule of the sixth nizam of hyderabad. Biography gallery order here. Photograph of a rocky hill with a single palm tree in secunderabad taken by deen dayal in the 1880s.
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