The Indian-built Padmini spent decades as the tricked-out battleaxe of Mumbai’s taxi fleet. The cars are being replaced by newer models, from Tatas and Hyndais, but not before photographer Dougie Wallace, aka Glasweegee, got a chance to go inside the cabins of a dying breed. Update: This photo project has been chosen for the 2014 Photoville Fence Project in Brooklyn and Atlanta. Go see them, larger-than-life, in person.
James Beard Publication of the Year 2017