The F.E. Choudhry Gallery: Ba Adab, Ba Mulahiza

Posted on May 4, 2008
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Nadeem Omar This set of photographs from F.E. Chaudhry depict the news journalist side of Chacha‘s portfolio. In February 1961, Queen Elizabeth II, toured India, Iran, Nepal and Pakistan on her first ever tour of countries outside Europe. She arrived in Pakistan on 11th February, and was received at the airport by Govenor, Nawab Kalabagh […]

The F.E. Choudhry Gallery: Women at Work

Posted on April 27, 2008
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Nadeem Omar Much like the last photograph in our series on the F.E. Chaudhry Collection, this photograph is also about women at work. But in a different way. This photograph, taken in Lahore probably in the 1960s, brings to light many Pakistani realities; some of which have changed, and some not.

The F.E. Choudhry Gallery: Personal Hygiene

Posted on April 21, 2008
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Nadeem Omar In this, the first in our series of photographs from the F.E. Chaudhry Collection, we want to feature this remarkable photograph taken on a Lahore street-side, probably in the 1950s. A group of four young women unabashedly sitting in a row on a road side in Lahore, picking each other’s heads for lice […]