Paul-Emile Miot : The Invention of Paradise * 1845-1870, Hardback Book

Paul-Emile Miot : The Invention of Paradise * 1845-1870 Hardback


This sumptuous illustrated volume shows the hitherto unpublished pictures taken by the naval commander Paul-Emile Miot (1827-1900) in the early days of photography.

Taken during an expedition to Polynesia, the photographs are accompanied by drawings and objects from Tahiti and the Marquesas Islands.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 162 pages, 172 illustrations, 162 colour illustrations
  • Publisher: Hirmer Verlag
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  • Category: Places in old photographs
  • ISBN: 9783777431918



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