To mark the centenary of the outbreak of war, this groundbreaking volume brings together all of these remarkable, fully hued pictures of the "war to end war." Collected from archives in Europe, the United States and Australia, more than 320 color photos provide unprecedented access to the most important developments of the period—from the mobilization of 1914 to the victory celebrations in Paris, London and New York in 1919. The volume represents the work of each of the major autochrome pioneers of the period, including Paul Castelnau, Fernand Cuville, Jules Gervais-Courtellemont, Léon Gimpel, Hans Hildenbrand, Frank Hurley, Jean-Baptiste Tournassoud and Charles C. Zoller.
Made in Germany.
By Peter Walther.
Width: 1.5in / 4cm
Height: 11.5in / 29cm
Length: 8.75in / 22.5cm
Benedikt Taschen founded his namesake publishing house in Cologne in 1980. Taschen books are renowned for their lavish presentation and their equal celebration of high and low culture. Taking on subjects as varied as modernist architecture, Golden Age comics, and William Blake has secured its status as one of the world’s foremost purveyors of art books. All Taschen books are impeccably designed, and are prized for their value to both the novice and the expert.
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