The Wonderful World of Albert Kahn

The Wonderful World of Albert Kahn

DVD - 2011
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Over 72,000 color photographs. More than 180,000 meters of film. Hundreds of letters, diaries, and testimonies describing extraordinary journeys through exotic lands. This vast treasury is held in the archives of the Albert Kahn Museum in Paris, home to the most important collection of early color photographs in the world. In 1909, the French financier Albert Kahn decided to send photographers around the globe to document life on the planet.
Publisher: [United States] : British Broadcasting Corporation, c2011
Edition: Widescreen
Description: 3 videodiscs (512 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN: 9780780671768
Branch Call Number: DVD 779 Kah


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Apr 04, 2013

Brilliant documentary. Excellent for anyone with an interest in world history, photography, or the history of photography.

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