Image and Narrative contributed by Mallika Ganguly.
Kamala was my father’s older sister. She grew up in Allahabad and Calcutta, married Dr. S.L Brahmachari, a psycho analyst and later moved to the UK, USA and Canada. She was an extremely elegant and sophisticated woman. A wonderful raconteur, she was worldy, well travelled and witty. She died in 2010 shortly after her 96th birthday .
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Naina14 Apr 2011
I thought this was a classic portrait of the educated Bengali girl of the “bhadraloke” class, before scrolling down to the description – which proved me right!
vk8 May 2010
What incredible grace. A beautiful portrait. Thanks for sharing it with us.
Nachiket Mor8 May 2010
A beautiful portrait indeed. A picture of timeless beauty.