Gardens of Sand - Commercial Photography in the Middle East 1859-1905

€ 39,00

Hardcover: 144 pages
Publisher: Turner Ediciones (1 Aug. 2010)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 8475068987
ISBN-13: 978-8475068985
Product Dimensions: 24.8 x 1.3 x 28.6 cm

Between 1859 and 1905, a number of photographers, working from the Maghreb to Turkey, collectively amassed a vast documentation of the region's landscape, towns and monuments. Gardens of Sand unites 90 original photographs, mostly hitherto unpublished, by photographers such as James Robertson, Wilhelm Hammerschmidt, G. Lekegian, Antoine Beato, Felix Bonfils, Otto Shoefft, Emile Béchard and Sulayman Al-Hakim of Damascus.