Thiriez, Regine: BARBARIAN LENS. Western Photographers of the Qianlong Emperor's European Palaces. London, 1998. 192 pp. Colour frontispiece. 57 b/w photographic illustrations. Cloth.
The book gives a historical overview and focuses on the photographers, both professional and amateur, who worked amidst the ruins of the European-style palaces destroyed in 1860 at Yuanmingyuan. With an excellent bibliography.
New stock due shortly, as of: 01/02/2019
Was item 580 in printed List 194.
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