India Photo Archive Foundation

India Photo Archive Foundation
Gurugram, India

A Trust for Creation of awareness of contemporary and historical photographs, creation of archives, and highlighting the historical value of photographic archives and collections and to encourage the dissemination, access and use of such archives for academic, institutional and cultural purposes.

Visual Archives of Kulwant Roy: A priceless collection of photographs from the 1930s to 1960s, press photographer Kulwant Roy's prints and negatives remained forgotten in boxes for over twenty-five years after his death, until their inheritor Aditya Arya, a photographer himself, began cataloguing them. In the process, he discovered a rare and valuable visual archive, including many unpublished pictures, of a momentous era in India's history. Some of the rare visual documentation includes the Muslim League meetings, INA trials, the signing of the Indian Constitution, as well as significant post-Independence milestones such as the building of the Bhakra Nangal Dam.

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