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Picturing Hong Kong : Photography 1855-1910 - WUE ROBERTA

Picturing Hong Kong

Photography 1855-1910

Hardcover Published: 18th September 1997
ISBN: 9780807614242
Number Of Pages: 144

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A contemporary record of the landscape, architecture and people of Hong Kong with an insight into the history and sociology of the infant colony. A unique regional record of the beginnings of photography in a tropical climate. 4 colour & 91 b/w illustrations

Forewordp. 7
Preface and Acknowledgmentsp. 9
Lenders to the Exhibitionp. 11
A Brief History of Hong Kong to 1910p. 15
Picturing Hong Kong: Photography through Practice and Functionp. 27
The Beginnings of Hong Kong Photographyp. 48
Plates
Sights of Hong Kongp. 59
Life in Hong Kongp. 81
Portraits and Peoplep. 101
Cartes-De-Visite and Stereo-Viewsp. 113
Reprints from Periodicalsp. 131
Selected Bibliographyp. 137
Checklist of the Exhibitionp. 139
Table of Contents provided by Blackwell. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780807614242
ISBN-10: 0807614246
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 144
Published: 18th September 1997
Publisher: George Braziller Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 29.0 x 24.0  x 1.9
Weight (kg): 1.09