Exotic Postcards : The Lure of Distant Lands, Hardback

Exotic Postcards : The Lure of Distant Lands Hardback


This album of over 200 century-old postcards takes the reader on a magical journey across the world in five travelogues, depicting the Orient, the Arab lands, Africa, the Americas and Oceania.

These haunting postcards and the people they depict strike us with a special force today, vividly expressing a deep-seated connection with the land and customs that gave them their identities.

The stories implicit in their eyes, their costumes and their postures act as a telling antidote to the rootlessness of our own times.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 208 pages, 200 colour illustrations
  • Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
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  • Category: Photographs: collections
  • ISBN: 9780500543368



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