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Lao Postcards by Alfred Raquez A Collection of His 166         Postacards from 1906
   


  ISBN : 9789748495590
  WL Order Code :  E22681
  Price :  US$48.00
  Bangkok 2015 (English+French text)
  334 pp., illus, 32 pp., in col, 210 x 295 mm Weight  1.500 kg
  Ande, Diethard; Lao Postcards by Alfred Raquez A Collection of His 166 Postacards from 1906
: With Alfred Raquez in Laos: An Appraisal by Joachim K. Bautze and Twelve other contributions by Philippe Drillien, Didier Cabiddu, Dominique Geay, William Lloyd Gibson
   
 
 
   
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Lao Postcards by Alfred Raquez is a first attempt to bring together the 166 postcards that were produced in six series of 25 each as Collection Raquez and 16 out-of-series postcards produced by Decoly as Cliché Raquez and later also under his brand La Pagode. Raquez was the first traveler who systematically made photos in Laos around 1900. He made seven trips in Laos; the longest journey was seven months. The result was his record Pages Laotiennes, available now in English translation as Around Laos in 1900: A Photographer's Adventures. A pictorial book with only his several hundred photos on Laos is available as volume 2 of Around Laos in 1900. Raquez organized the Lao Pavilion at the 1906 Marseille Exhibition, showing his large collection of textiles and artifacts gathered from around Laos.
 

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