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Ppl v India z an xibišn v ʈri siriz v fôṭgrafs, têcn in India at dfṛnt tîmpirı̣dz spanñ ɖ last 150 yirz. It invîts ɖ vywr t cmper ɖ wez in ẇč w capčr a mmnt or memri, n ẇɖr ɖ esns v a prsn cn b cntend wɖn eni gvn mmnt.

At ɖ hāt v ɖ xibišn z a siriz v strîcñ cntmprri strītpwtrits bî Covntri-bêst ftogṛfr Jêsn Scot Tili. Têcn btwn 1999 n 2009 jrñ ten yirz v travl acrs India, hiz blac n ẇît studiz capčr a slîs v India ʈru a sošl n anʈṛṗlojicl lenz.

Olso on dsple z a renj v famli, ssayti n āmi fôṭgrafs têcn bî Brt Scot, Jêsn Scot Tili’z Anglo-Indı̣n grandfaɖr, ẇč capčr dfînñ mmnts in Britiš-Indı̣n histri. Scot wz a presftogṛfr fr Ɖ Tîmz v India nyzpêpr fṛm 1936 t 1940, n hed v ɖ Indı̣n āmi’z fôṭgrafic ynit in Brma jrñ ɖ Secnd Wrldwor.

Ɖ xibišn olso šoz wrc fṛm ɖ seminl 19ʈsenčri fôṭgrafic undrtecñ, Ɖ Ppl v India. Ɖ orijinz v ɖs studi le in ɖ dzîr v ɖ Britiš guvnmnt t criet a vižl dokmntešn v tipicl fizicl atribyts n caṛcṭristcs, az a mīnz v undrstandñ n cntrolñ ɖ Indı̣n popylešn undr Britiš rūl.

Ppl v India rezz qesčnz abt ɖ wez in ẇč w dfîn n dokment uɖrz.

Ɖs xibišn z a pātnršp btwn ɖ Hrbt Ātgaḷri n Myziym, Jêsn Scot Tili n ɖ Lîbrri v Brmñm.”

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