Paper Jewels Exhibition Preview and Book Launch

The Paper Jewels Exhibition Preview and book launch was held at the Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Mumbai City Museum in Mumbai on August 18th, 2018.

The opening evening included a presentation of the first book to Mr. Deepak Parekh, Chairman HDFC. This was followed by an illustrated talk on early postcards of Bombay by author Omar Khan, and a discussion of the Paper Jewels exhibition with Museum Director Tasneem Mehta and Rahaab Allana, Co-Curator from the Alkazi Collection of Photography, as well as a number of questions from the audience.

Everyone was then invited to a preview tour of the Paper Jewels exhibition, opened for the first time to the public, as well as the concurrent exhibition M. V. Dhurandar: The Artist as Chronicler 1867 - 1944, curated by Tasneem Mehta and Himanshu Kadam, which also features a number of the Mumbai artist's postcards.

Press reviews of the evening and exhibitions are available, as well as a tour of the Paper Jewels exhibition, which runs until October 1st, 2018 at the Bhau Daji Lad Museum.