NEWTON, G: Picture Paradise: Asia-Pacific Photography 1840s-1940s

Newton, Gael. Picture Paradise: Asia-Pacific Photography 1840s-1940s. National Gallery of Australia, 2008. ISBN: 9780642541758. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#28604) $14.00

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Beautifully illustrated. Map. Large french flaps. Bibliography. 88p. Measures 8.5×10.75 inches.

Accompanied exhibition held 11 July-9 November 2008 at the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra.

Chronicles the transmission and adoption of new developments in photography from Europe to the Asia-Pacific region. Covers India and Sri Lanka, Southeast and East Asia, Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands, to the west coast of North America.

Includes pioneer local photographers as well as European photographers working in the region. Reveals the rich heritage and the many outstanding achievements of the first century of photography in the Asia-Pacific region.