Author:Roger Taylor, Crispin Branfoot, and Sarah Greenough

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Captain Linnaeus Tripe: Photographer of India and Burma, 1852-1860

By: Roger Taylor, Crispin Branfoot, and Sarah Greenough

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Munich, Germany, Prestel: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038620

ISBN: 3791353810

Condition: New


Captain Linnaeus Tripe (1822 - 1902) occupies a special place in the history of 19th-century photography for the outstanding body of work he produced in India and Burma (now Myanmar) in the 1850s. Introduced to photography by those who saw it as a pastime, he recognized that it could be an effective tool for conveying information about unknown cultures. Under the auspices of the East India Company, he took many photographs of Buddhist and Hindu architecture and dramatic landscapes not seen before in the West. His military training gave his work a striking aesthetic and formal rigour and helped... View more info