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Around the World: The Grand Tour in Photo Albums 
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208 pages 
Princeton Architectural Press 
Published 2007 
Book Description 
Snapshots, passenger lists, itineraries, and postcards: From Cairo to Burma and back again, authors Barbara Levine and Kirsten Jensen transport readers back to the dawn of world travel when the middle class toured the world for the first time. In beautifully designed pages Around the World traces the development of the travel photo album. The book features a wealth of turn-of-the-twentieth-century photographs and ephemera, evoking the pleasures of a time when the surroundings were taken in slowly and travel was an art of itself.  
About the Author 
Barbara Levine runs Project b, a curatorial services and project management company. She was formerly Director of Exhibitions at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and is the co-author of Snapshot Chronicles: Inventing the American Photo Album. Kirsten M. Jensen has a PhD in art history from the City University of New York. Her most recent book is Picturing Arizona: The Photographic Record of the 1930s.
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