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Maganbhai Patel exhibition: Snapshot of Asian life in Coventry

Maganbhai Patel was affectionately known as Masterji

By: Eastern Eye Staff

For most people, reaching the age of 90 heralds a time when life really starts to slow down. But Maganbhai Patel – also known as Masterji – is not most people. A renowned photographer from Coventry who has been documenting the lives of south Asian families for more than 50 years, he is now holding his first-ever exhibition – at the age of 94. The exhibition is a collection of 70 photographs Masterji took between the 1960s and 1990s, which reveal what life was like for people who had recently emigrated to the UK. It’s a story that Masterji is…

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