LISHI DE NINGMOU - QINGMO MINCHU KUNMING SHEHUI FENGMAO SHEYING JISHI (1896-1925). (A Focus on History - Photographs of Kunming Society and Scenery at the End of the Qing Dynasty and Beginning of the Republican Period (1896-1925). Kunming, 2000. 280 pp. B/w photographs throughout. Map. 29x27 cm. Boards.
A loan exhibition held at the Beijing Museum of History in 1999 of photographs taken by August Francois (?) and other photographers of the scenery and life of Kunming (the capital of China's Yunnan province) at the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th centuries. A fascinating look at the architecture etc. of old Kunming and the surrounding area in rarely seen images. In Chinese only. Out of print. Slight tear to top of spine, otherwise fine.
Subjects: Photography Cities
Available, as of: 19/05/2017
Was item 440 in printed List 188.
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