Mary Ellen Mark born on the 20th of March 1940 is an American photographer known for her photojournalism, portraiture, and advertising photography. She has had 16 collections of her work published and has been exhibited at galleries and museums worldwide. She has received numerous accolades, including three Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Awards and three fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts.
Falkland Road is Mumbai’s most notorious red light districts. Mary Ellen Mark took these photos between October 1978 and January 1979. This is a photgenlistic view of the lives of the women that work in the brothels.
The book is a paperback that measures 25.5 x 27.8 cm, published by Alfred A. Knopf, New York in 1981. it is flat-signed by Mark on the title page in black ink. This is a first edition.