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Separate and Unequal
Photograph by William Albert Allard

Across a narrow alley children on a stairway seek a stray breeze and freedom from one-room apartments in a battered housing project for Untouchables in Bangalore, in southern India. Jobs—and the prospect of fewer public humiliations at the hands of upper caste Indians—bring many Untouchables to the cities. Though they may blend anonymously with higher castes on city streets, they can't escape segregated housing.

Photo Fast Facts

Camera: Leica M6
Film Type: 35mm Kodachrome 200
Lens: 28mm
Speed and F-Stop: 1/8 @ f/2.8

Weather Conditions: Indoors
Time of Day: Morning
Lighting Techniques: Available light



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