Bourne & Shepherd: Figures in Time

21 Jun, 2017 - The Wall Art Magazine

Delhi, The Great Arch and the Iron Pillar at the Qutub Minar Samuel Bourne, c. 1860 Courtesy MAP / Tasveer

Tasveer will be presenting its travelling exhibition 'Bourne & Shepherd: Figures in Time', in Chennai at Amethyst from 9th to 16th July, 2017.

As part of Tasveer’s tenth anniversary, this exhibition of 19th century vintage photographs sourced from the rich photographic holdings of MAP (Museum of Art & Photography, Bangalore), includes a range of landscapes, architectural views and portraits by photographers Samuel Bourne and Charles Shepherd- the Bourne & Shepherd studio.


Here's a peak at some of what will be showcased.

Darjeeling, The loop on the Darjeeling, Himalayan Railway Bourne & Shepherd, c. 1880. Courtesy MAP / Tasveer
Varanasi (formerly Benares), Vishnu temples on the Ganges, Samuel Bourne, 1866. Courtesy MAP / Tasveer
Delhi, His Eminence, The Viceroy’s Elephant, Delhi Durbar Bourne & Shepherd, 1877. Courtesy MAP / Tasveer
Darjeeling, The loop on the Darjeeling, Himalayan Railway Bourne & Shepherd, c. 1880. Courtesy MAP / Tasveer

Jodhpur, His Highness, Maharaja Jaswant Singh II, G.C.S.I. Bourne & Shepherd, 1877. Courtesy MAP / Tasveer
Topic: Photography