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ID: 500037191
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500037191

 
Record Type: Person
Dayal, Lala Deen (Indian photographer and engineer, 1844-1910)

Note: Dayal was trained as an engineer but took up photography around 1864. In 1865, Dayal was commissioned to photograph the Governor General's tour of Central India. He entered government service in 1866 as Head Estimator and Draughtsman. Dayal founded the firm "Lala Deen Dayal & Sons" in 1868, and was commissioned to photograph temples and palaces of India. During the 1870s, Dayal set up studios in Secunderbad, Bombay, and Indore (India). In 1875-1876, Dayal photographed the Royal Tour of the Prince and Princess of Wales. Dayal travelled with Sir Lepel Griffin through Bundelkhand (India), photographing the ancient architecture of the region ca. early 1880s. In 1885, Dayal was appointed photographer to the Viceroy of India. In 1886, Dayal retired from government service and became a professional photographer. Soon afterwards he moved from Indore to Hyderabad (India), to work for the Nizam of Hyderabad who conferred the honorary title of "raja" upon him. It was at this time that Dayal created the firm "Raja Deen Dayal & Sons" in Hyderabad. In 1887, Dayal was appointed photographer to Queen Victoria. In 1905-1906, Raja Deen Dayal accompanied the Royal Tour of the Prince and Princess of Wales.

Names:
Dayal, Lala Deen (preferred,V,index)
Lala Deen Dayal (V,display)
Dayal, Deen (V)
Deen Dayal (V,LC)
Dayal, Lala Din (V)
Dayal, Raja Deen (V)
Deen Dayal, Lala (U)
Deen Dayal, Musaur Jung Lal (U)

Nationalities:
Indian (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
photographer
engineer

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Sardhana (Uttar Pradesh, India) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   1864 - 1909  Mumbai (Mahārāshtra, India) (inhabited place)
active:   1864-1886  Indore (Madhya Pradesh, India) (inhabited place)
active:   1886-ca.1905  Hyderābād (Andhra Pradesh, India) (inhabited place)

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Dayal, Lala Deen (I)

Biographies:
(Indian photographer and engineer, 1844-1910) ..... [CCA Preferred]
(Indian, 1844-1910) ..... [JPGM]
(artist, 1844-1905) ..... [GRL]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Dayal, Deen ........ [CCA, GRL]
........................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 79141503
........................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Dayal, Lala Deen ........ [CCA Preferred, JPGM Preferred, VP Preferred]
.................................  Johnson, Nineteenth-Century Photography (1990)
Dayal, Lala Din ........ [CCA]
...............................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Dayal, Raja Deen ........ [CCA]
.................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Deen Dayal ........ [CCA, GRL Preferred]
......................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
......................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 79141503
Deen Dayal, Lala ........ [GRL]
.................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 79141503
Deen Dayal, Musaur Jung Lal ........ [GRL]
.....................................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 79141503
Lala Deen Dayal ........ [CCA, VP]
...............................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database

Subject: ........ [CCA, Gallery Systems, GRL, JPGM, VP]
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n79141503
....................  Johnson, Nineteenth-Century Photography (1990)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n79141503
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
....................  Thomas, 1981. 24, 31, 40
 
Note:
English .......... [CCA]
.......... Johnson, Nineteenth-Century Photography (1990)
.......... Thomas, 1981. 24, 31, 40
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