Unseen Siam: Early Photography 1860-1910 (Hardcover)

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- Over 350 high quality black and white photographs from late 19th-century Siam- Many previously unpublished images- Many images definitively identified to photographers for the first time- Most photographs not on general view to public- Provides a fascinating insight into life in19th century Siam from the King and court to scenes of the countryside and everyday life- Extensive bibliographyResearched from a diverse and extensive source materials (including directories, documents in city archives, newspapers, field-notes, postcards, etc.) Unseen Siam. Early Photography 1860-1910 reveals the careers of 15 lesser-unknown early photographers who worked in Siam, many of whom became court photographer to the then ruling King of Siam. Their work was not only restricted to their photographic cartes-de-visite, as is usually the case, but also large sized images from attributable albums and portfolios. Each reproduced photograph is fully cataloged and thus in many cases discloses the name of the photographer of some otherwise well-known images for the first time.Priv.-Doz. Dr. Joachim K. Bautze, art-historian, has taught at the universities of Heidelberg, Tokyo and Berlin. He has guest-curated exhibitions of Indian art in Europe and the U.S.A. He has written, contributed to, or edited, a number of books, catalogs and articles on South- as well as South-East Asian art and photography.

About the Author


Priv.-Doz. Dr. Joachim K. Bautze, art-historian, has taught at the universities of Heidelberg, Tokyo and Berlin. He has guest-curated exhibitions of Indian art in Europe and the U.S.A. He has written, contributed to, or edited, a number of books, catalogs and articles on South- as well as South-East Asian art and photography.


Product Details
ISBN: 9786167339665
ISBN-10: 616733966X
Publisher: River Books
Publication Date: November 15th, 2016
Pages: 400
Language: English