Berko Photography, Photo Studio Berko
Studio Berko was run from August 1939 to 1944 by the Hungarian Jewish avant-garde émigré photographer Ferenc Berko. It allowed him to make a living at a time of global political upheaval.
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2 B Ballard Road, Fort, Bombay (now Laxmi Building, 6, Shoorji Vallabhdas Rd, Ballard Estate, Fort, Mumbai).
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Bombay Art Society 49th Annual Exhibition, exh. cat. Bombay Art Society, Bombay, 1940.
Bombay Art Society 50th Annual Exhibition, exh. cat. Bombay Art Society, Bombay, 1941.
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Hirschmann, Cindy. “Photographic Memory. Ferenc Berko’s West End Home Remains a Vital Place to Sustain his Vision.” Aspen Home, Summer 2008, pp. 44–50, 68.
Honan, William H. “Ferenc Berko, 84, Pioneer In Use of Color Photography.” The New York Times, 26 March 2000, Section 1, p. 48, www.nytimes.com/2000/03/26/nyregion/ferenc-berko-84-pioneer-in-use-of-color-photography.html. Accessed 1 March 2021.
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Musée de l’Elysée. “Ferenc Berko: Fascination for the Ordinary.” Musée de l’Elysée, www.elysee.ch/en/exhibitions-and-events/expositions/ferenc-berko-fascination-with-the-ordinary/. Accessed 1 March 2021.
The Ferenc Berko Photo Collection. “Photographs, India.” The Ferenc Berko Photo Collection, berkophoto.com/imageCatalogs/india/. Accessed 1 March 2021.
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The Ferenc Berko Photo Collection, berkophoto.com.
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Application from Capt F Berko For Grant of A Certificate of Naturalisation Under the British Nationality and States of Aliens Act (National Archives of India, New Delhi, 1914), Home Political/E/1946/F32–27.
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One of the oldest art societies in India founded by colonial rulers, Bombay Art Society showcased art students and professional artists from all over India, including the Progressive Artists of Bombay.
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