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Werner Forman Archive

Individual Photographer Contact: Barbara Heller
36 Camden Square London NW1 9XA United Kingdom Content Type: Anthropology, Archaeology, Architecture, Art Phone: +44(0)2072671034

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Werner Forman’s life work was devoted to documenting in photographs the history, art, religion, material culture and customs of the great civilizations and tribal societies of the past. He is the co-author of some eighty books on the achievements, attitudes, myths, rites and rituals of these cultures. The photographic archive has extensive collections of colour photographs of archaeological sites, architecture, evocative landscapes and art from the great museums and private collections of the world. A unique photographic collection specialising in the art and cultures of ancient, oriental and primitive societies. Subjects: ancient Egypt, Middle East, Greece, Rome, Celts, Vikings, Byzantium, Africa, Islamic World, Yemen, UAE, the Americas, India, SE Asia, Japan, China, Oceania & New Zealand.

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