When war finally broke out, Albert Kahn's photographers were perfectly placed to document daily life at the embattled heart of the Western Front. Here, a little girl casually plays with her doll next to a soldier's discarded backpack and rifles.
A woman with bound feet visits the Temple of the Tamed Tiger on Mount Emai on 9 June Her red laces suggest that she is from a prosperous family. The wonderful world of Albert Kahn - Colour Photographes from a lost age)
During a visit to the library recently, I came across a book called “The Wonderful World of Albert Kahn”. Tempted by the cover to have a look inside, I found a collection of about four hundred colour photographs – many of them dating from before Listed by