A Tribute to Philo Irudhayanath

Dr. Philo Irudhayanath

A Pioneer Photographer of Tribes, Temples, People and Places 

தமிழகத்தின் முதல் மானுட ஆய்வாளர்.

Philo was a primary school teacher in Chennai who, over a period of 50 years (1940 to 1990), travelled all over south India, often in a bicycle, photographing and writing about Tribes, Temples, People and Places. His photographs and articles run into thousands. He died in 1993 unknown and unsung.

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