Young married couple in Andhra-Rajahmundry, 1950s

In early decades of the 20th century, the posed studio portrait of the couple post the wedding was popular (X, X). By the 1950s the post wedding couple photograph looked something like the photograph today. Almost every Indian family is likely to have a similar photograph in their albums.

Re the sari see X.


In order:

A group of Muslim men marked their first day of fasting in the northern Indian city of Allahabad by creating a makeshift dining spot outside a mosque. Getty Images.

A man buying bread at a store in the Indian western city of Ahmedabad on Monday evening. Associated Press.

Bowls of sweets distributed at the Mecca Mosque in the south Indian city of Hyderabad on Monday evening. Associated Press. 

Malabika Sen au Musée Guimet

Spectacle de danse Kuchipudi par Malabika Sen au Musée Guimet le 31 mai 2008

© Annie Dalbéra

Le musée Guimet organise régulièrement des spectacles et des concerts dans son auditorium : n’hésitez pas à vous renseignez sur les prochaines évènements !