By Regine Thiriez
In 1860, Western armies introduced wreck to the precious seat of the Qing emperors close to Beijing. 100 and fifty photos were accrued to this point as a aid for an intensive learn of the construction of the palaces and their next destruction.
This ebook is a rigourous research of the paintings and reports of the ecu photographers, either beginner undefined, operating in Beijing in this interval, and, as such, turns into an account of the improvement of images itself. providing a desirable glimpse into 19th-Century China, the ebook supplies an old evaluate of the political situation.
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Barbarian Lens: Western Photographers of the Qianlong Emperor's European Palaces (Documenting the Image) by Regine Thiriez