Atget’s Corner – 966-970, Delhi Photos

Atget’s Corner – 966-970, 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 1,00,000 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 966 to 970.

966. India International Center

Overlapping Time

967. Abdul Rahim Khan-i-Khanan’s Tomb

City Monument - Aga Khan's Grand Heritage, Hazrat Nizamuddin

968. Blue Line, Delhi Metro

French Kiss

969. Place Unknown

An Honest Meal

970. Hazrat Nizamuddin Basti

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