Hong Kong

by Ed van der Elsken

Hong Kong

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£35.00
Van der Elsken's photographs of Hong Kong show a city of extraordinary atmosphere. Taken in 1959 and 1960 - though previously unpublished - they present a city not yet overwhelmed by neon and high-rise; a city that combines a deep sense of tradition with energy in its streets which is both exhilarating and exhausting. A magnificent work of 96 duotone plates by one of the major photographers of the 20th century.
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Van der Elsken's photographs of Hong Kong show a city of extraordinary atmosphere. Taken in 1959 and 1960 - though previously unpublished - they present a city not yet overwhelmed by neon and high-rise; a city that combines a deep sense of tradition with energy in its streets which is both exhilarating and exhausting. A magnificent work of 96 duotone plates by one of the major photographers of the 20th century.

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