Musée Albert-Kahn: CHINA 1909-1934: CATALOGUE OF THE PHOTOGRAPHS AND FILM SEQUENCES FROM THE MUSEE ALBERT-KAHN. Volume 1: Albert Kahn's Chinese Guests. The Identified Sites (Except Beijing). Volume 2: Chinese Overseas, The Northern Expedition, Beijing, and the Unidentified Sites. Boulogne-Billancourt, 2001. 404; 443 pp. 401 colour and 524 b/w plates; 1154 photographs, the majority in b/w. 19 maps. Bibliography, indexes. 2 vols. 30x27 cm. Cloth.
A marvellous work with hundreds of photographs (including many stereoscopic slides) taken mostly between 1909 and 1913 and showing views of numerous parts of Northern China from Shanghai up through Shandong (Qingdao, Ji'nan, Taishan) through the area surrounding Beijing and on up to Shenyang in the Northeast. Much more besides. Volume two contains 1154 photographs of which the vast majority are of Beijing and the surrounding areas. An absolute pleasure to browse and an excellent photographic reference on China in the early 20th century. Trilingual publication in French, English and Chinese. Published in a limited edition.
Available, as of: 09/09/2018
Was item 550 in printed List 193.
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