View of the Assembly under construction, Capitol Complex, Sector 1, Chandigarh, India
View of the Assembly under construction, Capitol Complex, Sector 1, Chandigarh, India
Part of:
  • Pierre Jeanneret (archive creator)
  • Pierre Jeanneret (photographer)
  • Le Corbusier (architect)

View of the Assembly under construction, Capitol Complex, Sector 1, Chandigarh, India


circa 1960

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

Gelatin silver print mounted on board


composition: 29,6 × 38,8 cm (11 5/8 × 15 1/4 in.) secondary support: 29,6 × 38,8 cm

Reference number:


Physical characteristics and technical requirements:

-- There is evidence of minor scratching in the negative.


Inscribed by unknown hand, on secondary support, verso, in blue ink: Assembly building under construction at Chandigarh / Architect : Le Corbusier . / Photo :- Jeanneret; and numbered, in graphite: 13


Chandigarh India

Subject Descriptive Terms:
  • construction
  • foundation (structural element)
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
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.
  • According to the AP156's finding aid, this photograph was taken by Jeet Malhotra. However, the inscriptions on verso are indicating that Pierre Jeanneret is the photographer. Further investigation is required.

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