Cartier-Bresson, Henri and Han Suyin: FROM ONE CHINA TO THE OTHER. New York/London, 1956. 158 pp. 144 b/w photographs. 27x22 cm. Cloth.
An evocative and fascinating study of China in 1949 by a world-famous photographer witnessing China as the old Nationalist regime fell and the new Communist order established itself. The marvellous black-and-white photographs range from Peking to Nanjing and include much material on Shanghai, in particular, showing the turmoil and panic at the time. A good clean copy of a scarce item.
Subjects: Photography Shanghai
Available, as of: 01/02/2019
Was item 175 in printed List 194.
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