THROUGH PURGATORY PASSED,
AND THEN THERE WAS BOMBAY
Through purgatory passed, and then there was Bombay (Photogravure views of Bombay)
Twenty-four page artists’ book, unique state, featuring collage elements and pencil across twenty-four photogravure views of Bombay (Thacker & Co Ltd booksellers & c., Bombay)
Exhibited as part of A key to help make your own world visible (2009), this artists’ book is now in the collection of University of Melbourne Library.
(Travellers, Mumbai, India was formally called Bombay. “In 1534, the Portuguese captured the islands and called the place Bom Bahia, meaning ‘the good bay’, which the English pronounced Bombay.” (Bombay: History of a City))