The Alkazi Collection of Photography (ACP) is a privately owned archive consisting of more than 1 lakh nineteenth and early twentieth-century photographs from India, Burma, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Tibet, Afghanistan, China and Japan. The core of the Collection comprises works in the form of photographic albums, single prints, paper negatives and glass-plate negatives, painted photographs and photo-postcards. The Collection is particularly strong in areas such as archaeology, architectural history, the urban development of colonial cities, military studies, Princely India, anthropological studies of the people of South Asia, as well as landscape and topographical views. Some of the prominent photographers featured in the collection include Dr. John Murray, Felice Beato, Linnaeus Tripe, Alexander Greenlaw, Samuel Bourne, John Edward Saché and Raja Deen Dayal among others.
Some of the highlights of the Collection include: