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2 edition of A window on Africa found in the catalog.

A window on Africa

Hans Silvester

A window on Africa

Ethiopian portraits

by Hans Silvester

  • 290 Want to read
  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Thames & Hudson in London, New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethiopians,
  • Portrait photography,
  • Portraits,
  • Ethiopians in art,
  • Body marking,
  • Pictorial works

  • About the Edition

    Kibish, in the lower Omo Valley on the borders of Ethiopia, Kenya and Sudan, is one of the wildest and most remote places in Africa. This book is a beguiling portrait of its people, seen through an original lens - that of a simple window frame.

    Edition Notes

    StatementHans Silvester ; [translated from the French by David H. Wilson]
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTR681.I58 S5513 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination143 p. :
    Number of Pages143
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25156406M
    ISBN 10050051562X
    ISBN 109780500515624
    LC Control Number2010931820
    OCLC/WorldCa668194733

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