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WILLIAM DALRYMPLE

Scottish landscapes, a cellphone camera, and a writer’s vision come together in black and white prints. A result of years of inspiration attributed to legends like Fay Godwin, Bill Brandt, and finally to Dalrymple’s great-great-aunt, Julia Margaret Cameron.

William Dalrymple is a Scottish historian and writer, art historian and curator, as well as a prominent broadcaster and critic. Dalrymple’s interests include the history and art of India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, the Middle East, the Muslim world, Hinduism, Buddhism, the Jains and early Eastern Christianity. All of his eight books have won literary prizes. His first three were travel books based on his journeys in the Middle East, India and Central Asia. His early influences included the travel writers such as Robert Byron, Eric Newby, and Bruce Chatwin. More recently, Dalrymple published a book of essays about current affairs in South Asia, and two award-winning histories of the interaction between the British and the Mughals between the eighteenth and mid nineteenth century. His books have been translated into more than 40 languages.

For information on his books and writing, visit www.williamdalrymple.uk.com

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