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Book cover for "Van Bombay naar Shanghai (From Bombay to Shanghai, historical photography in South and Southeast Asia, 1860-1900)"
A catalogue (text Dutch and English) published in 1994 for a photography exhibition in the Rotterdam Museum of Ethnology. The photographs are from the museum's own collection. The softcover catalogue, measuring 21 x 25 cm. has 112 pages and contains 76 photographs from India, Sri Lanka, Siam, Cambodia, Burma and China.
The catalogue is divided in three parts:
I. Up till page 50 : an essay by J.Falconer & S. Wachlin on early photography in the different regions.
II. From page 50 till 95 : the photographs.
III. From page 96 till page 110 : short biographical notes on more than 500 photographers of that time in that region.