The Last Empire: Photography in British India: 1855-1911

The Last Empire: Photography in British India: 1855-1911 (Hardcover)

By Earl Mountbatten Of Burma  Ainslie T Embree , Clark Worswick 
Publisher: Aperture
Edition: Hardcover
Language: English
ISBN: 0893814520
EAN: 9780893814526
No. of Pages: 150
Binding: Hardcover

Description

A compilation of Virtually unknown but outstanding photographs of India. Gathered from collections throughout the world, these extraordinary pictures were taken by British photographers between 1855 and 1911: the picturesque facade of the Empire, and the pageantry of British troops set against a backdrop of ruling native princes and age-old dynasties.A brilliant selection of virtually unknown and rare photographs of India taken between 1855 and 1911. Images include the work of early photographers and adventurers who first recorded the glories of the Himalayas, ancient archeological wonders and the picturesque facade of the British Raj in the subcontinent. This collection represents British views of a land that held romantic and exotic place in the western imagination.
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Title: The Last Empire: Photography in British India: 1855-1911
Publisher: Aperture
Preface By: Earl Mountbatten Of Burma
Text By Art Photo Books: Ainslie T Embree , Clark Worswick
Edition: Hardcover
Language: English
ISBN: 0893814520
EAN: 9780893814526
No. of Pages: 150
Binding: Hardcover

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