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Title Picturing Hong Kong : photography 1855-1910.
Publication Info. New York : Asia Society Galleries, [1997]
©1997
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Stack 12  779 P    IN LIBRARY
Description 144 pages : illustrations ; 24 x 30 cm
Note "Published in conjunction with the exhibition 'Picturing Hong Kong: Photography 1855-1910' curated by Roberta Wue and co-organized by the Asia Society Galleries, New York, and the Hong Kong Arts Centre"--Title page verso.
Exhibition held at Asia Society Galleries from June 11 - August 17, 1997; Tacoma Public Library, Fall 1997; and Hong Kong Arts Centre, Spring 1998.
"Essays by Roberta Wue, Joanna Waley-Cohen and Edwin K. Lai"--Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 137-138).
Contents Foreword / Vishakha N. Desai -- Preface and Acknowledgments / Roberta Wue -- A Brief History of Hong Kong to 1910 / Joanna Waley-Cohen -- Picturing Hong Kong: Photography through Practice and Function / Roberta Wue -- The Beginnings of Hong Kong Photography / Edwin K. Lai -- Plates. Sights of Hong Kong. Life in Hong Kong. Portraits and People. Cartes-De-Visite and Stereo-Views. App. Reprints from Periodicals.
Local Note NYSL copy previously owned by Shirley Hazzard and Francis Steegmuller.
Subject Photography -- China -- Hong Kong -- History -- Exhibitions.
Hong Kong (China) -- Pictorial works -- Exhibitions.
Photography, Artistic -- Exhibitions.
Genre or Form Exhibition catalogs.
Added Author Hazzard, Shirley, 1931-2016, donor, former owner.
Steegmuller, Francis, 1906-1994, donor, former owner.
Wue, Roberta, author of supplementary text.
Waley-Cohen, Joanna, author of supplementary text.
Lai, Edwin K., author of supplementary text
Asia Society. Galleries. host institution.
Hong Kong Arts Centre. host institution.
Tacoma Public Library. host institution.
ISBN 0807614246
9780807614242
0878480854 (pbk.)
9780878480852 (pbk.)