The Traveller's Eye: Photographs by William Dalrymple

1 - 30 July 2021

"I have been visiting all the places where this history took place – the battlefields and ruins, the mosques, Sufi shrines and temples, the paradise gardens and pleasure grounds, the barrack blocks and townhouses, the crumbling Mughal havelis and the palaces and forts."

- William Dalrymple

(Interview with National Geographic, 2019)

We are delighted to announce our upcoming exhibition, ‘The Traveller’s Eye: Photographs by William DalrympleThe exhibition will be on display at the gallery from 1 - 30 July 2021. There will  be a talk and walkthrough of the exhibition by William Dalrymple on Saturday, 3 July at 3pm (Fully Booked), 3:30pm (Fully Booked) 4pm (Fully Booked), 4:30pm (Fully Booked). Each time slot will have a maximum of 20 people and is free to attend. Please email art@grosvenorgalery.comto book.


The Traveller’s Eye is a visual diary of black and white photographs, shot over the last couple of years by William Dalrymple during his travels and research for his two books ‘The Anarchy’ and his upcoming book ‘The Golden Road’. Dalrymple has followed the footsteps of the central characters in his books which has led him to travel extensively throughout the Indian subcontinent and modern-day Pakistan, Afghanistan and down to Sri Lanka.