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Atget’s Corner – 936-940, 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 936 to 940.

936. Dharampura

Face It, Sir, New Values Are Just Behind (saw this recently... somewhere in Delhi)

937. Max Mueller Bhawan

Netherfield Ball – Pix’s Exhibition Launch, Max Mueller Bhawan

938. Hazrat Nizamuddin Basti

Shakespeare's Lunch Menu

939. Jawaharlal Nehru Marg

Somewhere in Delhi

940. Place Name Forgotten

Break Shift