Reverie and Reality: Nineteenth-Century Photographs of India from the Ehrenfeld Collection
The catalogue to an exhibition held in San Francisco, 2004. 188 pages.
A visual history of nineteenth-century India unfolds in a superb collection of vintage photographs, including images by some of the earliest and most significant practitioners of the medium: Linnaeus Tripe, Samuel Bourne, John Murray, and Lala Deen Dayal. The subject matter encompasses architectural monuments and natural landscapes; daily life in villages and sumptuous, formal visits of foreign royalty; and exotic lion hunts and elephants. Together with essays and bibliography.
Hardcover with jacket, in fine condition. 12.25 by 10.25 inches.