Village in France: Louis Clergeau's Photographic Portrait of Daily Life in Pontlevoy, 1902-1936

By: Clergeau, Louis; Jean-Mary Couderc

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A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Full black cloth boards. 9 1/4"w x 11 1/4"h. 144 pages. 150 black and white photos with text by Jean Mary Couderc giving a historical tour of Pontlevoy and setting the photographs in contexts.


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Between 1902 and 1936 Louis Clergeau photographed the village of Pontlevoy in the Loire Valley, creating a series of more than 10,000 images, all carefully dated and recorded. This book presents 150 of them, devoted to significant events and themes in the history of the village, and depicting harvests and grape gatherings, marriages, baptisms, markets, festivals, parades, and the inauguration of one of the region's earliest airfields in 1910.

Title: Village in France: Louis Clergeau's Photographic Portrait of Daily Life in Pontlevoy, 1902-1936

Author: Clergeau, Louis; Jean-Mary Couderc

Categories: Photography, European History,

Publisher: N Y, Harry N. Abrams: 1996

ISBN Number: 0810937476

ISBN Number 13: 9780810937475

Binding: Oversize Hardback

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Fine

Type: Photography

Size: XL

Seller ID: 142558

Keywords: Louis Clergeau, Photography, French, France, Pontlevoy . Loire Valley, Village, Family Life, winegrowers, aviators, bicycle races, Automobiles, Marching bands, cobblers, seamstresses, lumberman, leisure, Evryday Life,