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Remembrance of the Great Wall

Remembrance of the Great Wall is a glamorous photo album reflecting the historical features of the Great Wall of China in Black and white photos and color photos.

Overview:

Remembrance of the Great Wall is a glamorous photo album reflecting the historical features of the Great Wall of China in black and white photos and color photos.

This book contains more than 500 pair of time-old photos of the Great Wall taken over 100 years ago accompanied by the same spot. The author gives an account of how the old photo has been discovered and preserved in fact to the present day, how the photo-taking spot was determined. The juxtaposition of old and new photos presents a vivid picture of the vicissitudes experienced by the Great Wall within 100 years.

This book is a glorious collection of over 500 time-old photos of the Great Wall taken from 1850 to 1949 by renowned photographers and travelers from China and other countries, many of the photos being the only copies extant featuring the whole length of the Great Wall meandering from Shanhaiguan, Hobei to southern Qinghai Province.

Author: Zhang Baotian

Publisher: Phoenix Science Press,Ltd

Price: ¥360.00

March 2012

ISBN 978-7-5345-8578-4

Paperback 536 pp