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Ed Van der Elsken - Sweet Life




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images may be added again at some stage - too many images "stolen" and used uncredited without any notice. Will rethink the whole project - password protected access may be an option, paid subscribing another or taking it completly offline also thinkable. But still undecided...




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Pages: 179
Place: Köln
Year: 1966
Publisher: DuMont
Size: x cm (approx.)

Hardcover, cloth bound with photoillustrated dustjacket, German translation and one page of graphics by Ferdinand Kriwet.

"In 1960, armed with two magazine commissions and a stipend from Netherlands television, Ed van der Elsken (1925-1990) and his wife Gerda set off on a fourteen-month journey around the world, from West Africa, the Malay Peninsula, the Philippines, Hong Kong and Japan to the United States and Mexico. Six years after their return, he published his travelogue Sweet Life (named after a little tramp steamer in the Philippines): a sprawling, exuberant chronicle of their journey and his encounters with a range of people in the streets, from joyous lovers to destitute down-and-outs. The book itself exhibited a panoply of layout effects: double-page bleeds, crops, printed in deep gravure, and different cover designs for each of the six countries in which it was published." (from the Errata Editions reprint)

Included in "The Photobook: A History Volume I" by Parr/Badger
>> see more Vol. I picks here


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