... and the chinese cliffs emerged out of the mist - Perception and image of China in early photography - Suchomel, Suchomclová

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Filip Suchomel, Marcela Suchomclová
Publisher: Arbor Vitae (October 31, 2012)
Language: English
ISBN: 978-8087164471
Product dimensions: 23.4 x 3.6 x 30.5 cm
Shipping weight: 1795 g

Through archival albumen prints and illustrations from magazines and books, this publication looks at nineteenth-century depictions of the life and customs of the people of China. The practice of photography, introduced by visiting foreigners, was quickly taken up by local photographers who established their own thriving studios.