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Claying around in Andretta

Biscuited pots waiting to be glazed and fired. Photo: df
The Norah Richards Art Centre in Andretta, in Kangra Valley in Himachal Pradesh. Photo: ddc
Jugal Kishore Sankhyan, who manages Andretta Pottery now, teaching students. Photo: mmm
Norah Richards' mud-brick home in Andretta, whch is now a museum of mud architecture. Photo: df
The Dauladhar range seen from Andretta. Photo: sudha mahalingam
Sun-dried pots.
Raj Kumar, a worker, at the kiln. Photo: fvcx
Jugal Kishore at work. Photo: df
Finished pottery. Andretta Pottery is much sought after for its unique slipware. Photo: dfs
Mani Simran Singh at the potting wheel in Andretta Pottery. Photo: hb
Wisteria in bloom, Andretta. Photo: dff
A Tibetan Buddhist monastery near Bir in Kangra. Photo: ddfd
Inside the Tibetan Buddhist monastery near Bir in Kangra. Photo: sdf
At the mela at Panchruki village. Village potting has virtually vanished and it is evident from the fare on sale here. Photo: dff
Holi celebrations in Andretta. Photo: sdf
Didi Contractor at her home in Sidhbari. Photo: asd
A mud-brick home in Sidhbari in Kangra Valley, designed by Didi Photo: hj
Wall art at Andretta. Photo: hgh
Norah Richards, from the personal collection of Mani Simran Singh. Photo: sdf
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