The following events coming up at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery might interest to some FIBIS members and followers.
Lucknow to Lahore – Fred Bremnerâ€™s Vision of India
6th October 2012 âˆ’ 7th April 2013
Spanning forty years, from 1882 to 1922,Â Lucknow to LahoreÂ will explore the particular vision of Fred Bremner, a Scottish commercial photographer. Bremnerâ€™s travels in the Indian subcontinent are recorded in these spectacular photographs.
Through Bremnerâ€™s eyes we invite the visitor to get a sense of the people and places of Imperial India. Using his words, the exhibition brings to life individual experiences and opinions about â€˜that far-off land known as the Indian Empireâ€™.
Portrait Gallery Insights: Lucknow to Lahore: A Scot’s Vision of Indian
Thursday, 8th November 2012Â , 5.30-6pm
Sheila Asante, Migration Stories Curator, gives an insight into this photographic display which explores the work of commercial photographer, Fred Bremner, and his forty years working on the Indian subcontinent.
Limited places. To book, call 0131 624 6560.
See theÂ Scottish National Portrait GalleryÂ websiteÂ for further details.