Coventry photographer Masterji, 94, has first exhibition

Coventry photographer Masterji, 94, has first exhibition
 

A photographer who has captured South Asian immigrants settling in the UK since the 1950s is having his first exhibition - at the age of 94.
Maganbhai Patel arrived in Coventry from India in 1951 and spent many years taking photographs of his community.
The former headteacher's pictures became so popular he decided to open a studio at his home in 1969.
His vast array of images was uncovered last year when his daughter showed them to a local exhibition group.
Seventy of them will form the exhibition, which is being held as part of Coventry's bid to be City of Culture 2021.
Tarla Patel, 40,... read more

 
17 October 2016 in Regional, Views: 85
Source: BBC
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