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Camel Market, India

1965
(French, 1923–2016)
Image: 27.5 x 39.9 cm (10 13/16 x 15 11/16 in.); Matted: 50.8 x 61 cm (20 x 24 in.)
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Location: not on view

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The fabric of contemporary India blends longstanding traditions like the annual camel market in Nagaur with modern ways of life like the daily commute from the suburbs to work in the city. Even today, a single family might include both a camel trader who encounters over 11,000 specimens of livestock each year at the fair, as well as a businessperson rushing to their urban job, not unlike those in Manhattan’s fast-paced environment.
Camel Market, India

Camel Market, India

1965

Marc Riboud

(French, 1923–2016)
France, 20th century

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