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Guests of honour at high tea, 1961

Faculty , Institute Events

This photograph was taken at the Second Institute Day.

Dr. Werner Koch is seen in the centre (white shirt and black tie). Dr. Koch was a German Professor of Physics who joined IIT Madras on 3rd July 1959.

Collection:
Gourishankar Collection
Album Name:
2nd Institute Day, 4th April 1961
Photograph ID:
001/0293/IMG_0136
Album ID:
0293
Date:
4 April 1961
Photographer:
C. Gourishankar (1936-2002). A geologist by qualification, Gourishankar started his career as a photographer after working for many years with the Geological Survey of India. In everything that he did, Gourishankar strove to achieve flawlessness and impeccable quality. Thus his photography too was characterised by this drive for perfection. Every photograph that Gourishankar took was meticulously planned and shot and printed with diligence and patience. Gourishankar carried out most of the official photography at IIT Madras in the 1960s.
Event:
Second Institute Day
Venue:
Premises of Cauvery Hostel
Event:
2nd Annual Day

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