Des Photographes A Damas 1840-1918.

El-Hage, Badr.

Book ID: 19279

ISBN:      2862343099


4to. 55 pp, 126 sepia colour photographs hors text, numerous b/w illustrations in text, 1 map, half-title, title, cloth in d/w, Mravall, Paris, 2000.


An academic study in which the author discusses the early photographs taken in Damascus between 1840 and 1918. The work consists of three parts as follows:
I. Damascus in history.
II. Damascus through photography.
III. Colonial vision.
The book is illustrated with the earliest known photographs of Damascus, taken by European and Syrian photographers.

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