Suniti Namjoshi’s father – Photograph

Series nameBackground Information

This is a black and white image of Suniti Namjoshi’s father, Manohar Vinayak Namjoshi (1917 – 1953). He was Senior Test Pilot for Hindustan Aircraft. He was killed when his plane crashed in December 1953.

Date of Creation / PublicationUnknown
Associated Person/ OrganisationNamjoshi, Suniti
Collection and Reference NumberSuniti Namjoshi Collection (GB 2661 SN)
Catalogue NumberSN/BI/4
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.