Dunhuang Academy ed: DUNHUANG JIU YING: WANQING MINGUO LAO ZHAOPIAN. Documenting Dunhuang: Historical Photographs from the late Qing and Republican Periods. Shanghai, 2011. 121 pp. Numerous b/w and colour illustrations throughout. 26x19 cm. Paper.
A selection of photographs from various sources, ranging from the expeditions of Aurel Stein to those of Oldenburg, Langdon Warner and Joseph Needham in 1943, showing the then-dilapidated Mogao Buddhist caves at Dunhuang, the town itself and the surrounding area in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Dual texts in Chinese and English.
Subjects: History Photography
Can be ordered in, as of: 21/09/2017
Was item 270 in printed List 188.
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