Millennium Art Museum: CAN YUAN QIN MENG: AOERMO YU YUANMINGYUAN LISHI YINGXIANG. Disturbed Dreams in the Ruins of the Garden: Ernst Ohlmer and Historical Photographs of Yuanmingyuan. Beijing, 2010. 103 pp. Full page b/w photographs throughout. B/w text illustrations and photographs. 31x31 cm. Cloth.
Catalogue of an exhibition showing extraordinary and rare black-and-white photographs of the ruins of the European Palaces at Yuanmingyuan taken in 1873 by the photographer, Ernst Ohlmer. The photographs exhibited are of an excellent and clear quality and were produced from the original glass negatives which have now returned to Chinese hands. Illustrated throughout. Near dual Chinese and English texts including much interesting information on the history of the Yuanmingyuan. Recommended. This catalogue is now out-of-print and increasingly hard to find.
Subjects: Photography Beijing
New stock due shortly, as of: 01/02/2019
Was item 417 in printed List 194.
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