This photograph features both male and female dancers performing a traditional Indian folk dance, “Dhandia Ras”. Indian musicians are also featured in the background.
|Date of Creation / Publication||Unknown|
|Associated Person/ Organisation||Gopal, Ram|
|Collection and Reference Number||Ram Gopal Collection (GB 2661 RGL)|
|Copyright||The Creator and/ or associated person or organisation where applicable|
|Access to originals||The originals are located with Ann David, academic researcher and friend of Ram Gopal, and with Pam Cullen, Executor of the Ram Gopal Estate.|
|Series notes||This is part of a series of photographs mainly of Ram Gopal dancing, but also showing him rehearsing and in social situations. Some photpgraphs were taken for publicity purposes, and are marked to show where the image should be manipulated. Includes contact sheets. Most are black and white, but there are also a few colour pictures.|
|Collection notes||The digitised material in the Ram Gopal Collection dates back to 1938 and includes black and white as well as colour photographs, several flyers and extracts from books including Ram Gopal's autobiography. The items also include newspaper articles, images of dance costumes, slides, advertisements and performance programmes.|