Chinese Pictures: Notes on Photographs Made in China: Notes on Photographs Made in China: Victorian Travelogue Series (Illustrated & Ann (Paperback)

Chinese Pictures: Notes on Photographs Made in China: Notes on Photographs Made in China: Victorian Travelogue Series (Illustrated & Ann By Isabella Lucy Bird Cover Image

Chinese Pictures: Notes on Photographs Made in China: Notes on Photographs Made in China: Victorian Travelogue Series (Illustrated & Ann (Paperback)

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Originally published in 1902, 'Chinese Pictures-Notes on Photographs Made in China' immerses readers in the enigmatic world of China through the remarkable perspective of Isabella L. Bird, an intrepid explorer and perceptive chronicler. This exceptional compilation encapsulates Bird's astute observations and evocative descriptions, complementing a striking series of photographs captured during her extensive sojourns across China.

Through the lens of her camera and the eloquence of her prose, Bird unveils the very essence of China's diverse landscapes, its multifaceted populace, and rich cultural traditions. Each photograph serves as a gateway to a narrative, revealing the intricate tapestry of Chinese life-from the dynamic bustle of urban centers to the serene vistas of remote villages, and the vibrant allure of bustling marketplaces.

True to her distinctive style, Bird delves deep into the cultural intricacies, historical significance, and the nuanced everyday moments immortalized through the lens of her camera. Her accompanying notes breathe life into the captured scenes, infusing each snapshot with context, emotion, and a deeper connection to the depicted tales.

'Chinese Pictures' stands as a testament to Isabella L. Bird's unparalleled ability to seamlessly blend visual storytelling with her eloquent prose. This compilation serves as an alluring and informative window into China's diverse landscapes and rich cultural heritage. It paints a vivid and engaging portrait of the country, capturing the essence of its beauty, complexity, and timeless allure through the discerning eyes of a pioneering traveler and insightful observer.

Product Details ISBN: 9781611041620
ISBN-10: 1611041627
Publisher: Cedar Lake Classics
Publication Date: December 1st, 2023
Pages: 84
Language: English