Portrait of the model maker, Rattan Singh, at work on the model for Capitol Complex, Sector 1, Chandigarh, India
Portrait of the model maker, Rattan Singh, at work on the model for Capitol Complex, Sector 1, Chandigarh, India
Part of:
  • Pierre Jeanneret (archive creator)
  • Jeet Malhotra (photographer)
  • Pierre Jeanneret (photographer)
  • Rattan Singh Gyani (sitter)
  • Rattan Singh Gyani (model maker)
  • Le Corbusier (architect)

Portrait of the model maker, Rattan Singh, at work on the model for Capitol Complex, Sector 1, Chandigarh, India



Quantity / Object type:
1 photograph(s)
Technique and media:

Gelatin silver print mounted on board


composition: 29,4 × 34,8 cm (11 9/16 × 13 11/16 in.) secondary support: 29,4 × 34,8 cm

Reference number:



Inscribed by Jeet Malhotra, on secondary support, verso, in blue ink: Rattan Singh modeller at work on the / Capitol Complex Chndigarh. / Photo: Jeet Malhotra + [arrow to stamp] / Date 1960 [underscored]; stamped, in navy blue ink: Photo de Pierre JEANNERET / ARCHITECTE / 11, rue Toepffer - GENÈVE / -- Tous droits réservés -- / MENTION OBLIGATOIRE / Genève / Tél. 46 46 32; and numbered, in graphite: 3


Chandigarh India

Subject Descriptive Terms:
  • model
Credit line:
Fonds Pierre Jeanneret
Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
Don de Jacqueline Jeanneret/
Gift of Jacqueline Jeanneret


Language of material:
  • English
  • French
General note:
  • This photograph was part of a group of images about Chandigarh that were enlarged, mounted on board, and presented in an exhibition in 1971 at the musée des Beaux-Arts, Besançon, France.
  • On the photograph’s verso, both Jeet Malhotra (inscription) and Pierre Jeanneret (stamp) are referred to as the photographer. According to the AP156's finding aid, this photograph was taken by Jeet Malhotra. Further investigation is required.

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