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Atget’s Corner – 926-930, Delhi Photos

The visible city.

[By Mayank Austen Soofi]

Delhi is a voyeur’s paradise and The Delhi Walla also makes pictures.

I take photos of people, streets, flowers, eateries, drawing rooms, tombs, landscapes, buses, colleges, Sufi shrines, trees, animals, autos, libraries, birds, courtyards, kitchens and old buildings. My archive of more than 25,000 photos showcases Delhi’s ongoing evolution. Five randomly picked pictures from this collection are regularly put up on the pages of this website.

The series is named in the memory of French artist Eugène Atget (1857-1927), who, in the words of a biographer, was an “obsessed photographer determined to document every corner of Paris before it disappeared under the assault of modern improvements.”

Here are Delhi photos numbered 926 to 930.

926. Turkman Gate Bazaar

Make Me Hot

927. Fact & Fiction Bookstore

City Moment – The Last Remaining Books, Fact & Fiction Booksellers

928. Hauz Khas Village

Sky Walk

929. ITC Maurya Hotel

Netherfield Ball – The Ordeal of the Ambassador’s Beautiful Partner at the Israel National Day Celebrations, ITC Maurya Hotel

930. Ambience Mall