les presses du réel

An Early Album of the WorldPhotographs 1842-1896

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Mohamed Khalifa Al Mubarak
Chairman of the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi

Sandra Lagumina
Chairperson of Agence France-Muséums

Jean-Luc Martinez
President of the Scientific Council of Agence France-Muséums

Manuel Rabaté
Director of Louvre Abu Dhabi

Stéphane Martin
President of the Musée du Quai Branly - Jacques Chirac

Transporting time, transposing space
Christine Barthe

Cameras travelling east: in local hands
Carmen Pérez González

A Brief History of Early Photography in the Middle East
Issam Nassar

Abd el-Kader and the symbolism of the “solar device”
Éric Geoffroy



Index of photographers

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