Des Photographes à Damas 1840 - 1918 (French) Hardcover – by Badr El-Hage
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181 pp; 1 plan, profusely illustrated in duotone 19th century photographs, including 2 folding panoramas. Copy in mint condition. new. An academic study surveying the early photographic documentation of the city of Damascus. 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.