Did You Know: A Stamp was issued Honoring Raja Deen Dayal

 
The Deen Dayal Stamp

The Deen Dayal Stamp

This story was originally published in October 2011.

In November 2006, the Ministry of Communications, Department of Posts released a commemorative stamp honouring Indian photography pioneer Lala Deen Dayal. The Rs. 5 stamp was issued in collaboration with a curated collection of his work exhibited during the times Hyderabad Festival 2006. Deen Dayal’s photography career began in the mid-1870s. He was the court photographer for Mahbub Ali Khan, the sixth Nizam of Hyderabad, and also the photographer for Queen Victoria.

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