Gustave Doré's London

John Coolidge

Gustave Dorês unforgettable images of Victorian London portray in stark contrast of the affluent world and the raw poverty of the slums
Publication date:
April 1994
Publisher :
Bauhan Publishing
Contributor(s) :
William Morgan
Language:
English
Illustration :
53
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Paperback
ISBN : 9780872331075

Dimensions : 229 X 152 mm
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Overview
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Gustave Dorês unforgettable images of Victorian London portray in stark contrast the affluent world of monumental buildings, horse racing, and scoiety balls against the teeming populace of city streets and the raw poverty of slums, homelessness, and hopelessness. To reinforce Dore's powerful engravings, Coolidge draws skillfully upon the written observations of contemporary European visitors such as Taine, Heine, Gautier and Dostoyevsky.