Suniti Namjoshi with members of the Naik Nimbalkar Family – Photograph

Series nameBackground Information

This black and white photograph was taken in 1946 in Pune, India. Suniti Namjoshi is the little girl standing between her grandparents, Malojirao Naik Nimbalkar, the Rajasaheb of Phaltan (1896-1978) and Laxmi Devi Naik Nimbalkar, the Ranisaheb of Phaltan (1901-1984). Her mother, Sarojini Namjoshi (1920- ), is second from the left in the front row, and her father, Manohar Namjoshi (1917-1953), is second from the left in the back row.

Date of Creation / Publication1946
Associated Person/ OrganisationNamjoshi, Suniti
Collection and Reference NumberSuniti Namjoshi Collection (GB 2661 SN)
Catalogue NumberSN/BI/2
CopyrightThe Creator and/ or the associated person or organisation where applicable.
Access to originalsThe originals are located with Suniti Namjoshi and at the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library at the University of Toronto, Canada.
Series notesThe digital material in this grouping consists of black and white photographs of Suniti Namjoshi and her family, taken between 1946 and 1950 as well as an extract of an interview with Suniti Namjoshi conducted by writer Gillian Hanscombe.
Collection notesThe digitised material in the Suniti Namjoshi Collection features extracts of several published books, including poetry novels and fables. It also includes black and white family photographs and pencil drawings of (unused) illustrations for her novel 'The Conversations of Cow', as well as an extract of an interview transcript.