Bennett, Terry: HISTORY OF PHOTOGRAPHY IN CHINA. Western Photographers 1861-1879. London, 2010. xii, 419 pp. Numerous b/w illustrations. 2 maps. 24x24 cm. Cloth.
The first comprehensive history of the early years of photography in China. This second volume discusses over 80 western photographers active in China between 1861 and 1879. Includes the very famous, such as John Thomson, together with lesser known photographers. Chapters include: Hong Kong Studios; Photography in the Treaty Ports; Photography in Peking; Roving Photographers; Ruins of the European Palaces in the Yuanmingyuan; Photographic Periodicals. Numerous black-and-white photographic illustrations accompany. A good and interesting reference.
Subjects: Photography Reference
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