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Download e-book for iPad: Barbarian Lens: Western Photographers of the Qianlong by Regine Thiriez

By Regine Thiriez

ISBN-10: 1138002232

ISBN-13: 9781138002234

ISBN-10: 9057005190

ISBN-13: 9789057005190

a part of the distinguished educational e-book sequence Documenting the Image, it is a attention-grabbing survey illustrated through tremendous infrequent pictures of the blistered architectural and panorama advanced often called the Rape of the summer time Palace.
In 1860, Western armies introduced damage to the valuable seat of the Qing emperors close to Beijing. 100 and fifty photos were amassed to this point as a aid for an in depth research of the development of the palaces and their next destruction.
This booklet is a rigourous research of the paintings and studies of the ecu photographers, either beginner undefined, operating in Beijing in this interval, and, as such, turns into an account of the improvement of images itself. providing a desirable glimpse into 19th-Century China, the ebook provides an historic review of the political situation.

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