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Group 26 photos primarily of Mongolia and Lamaseries. Most circa 1940s. About half of them are approx. 7" x 5", the others are smaller and vary in size. Most have captions and/or Harrison Forman's stamp to verso. Lot of 26, as-is. ************************************ From the collection of Harrison Forman. Harrison Forman (1904-1978), known as a modern “Marco Polo,” was a photographer, reporter, and author of several books. Most notably, Forman provided some of the earliest photographic images of Tibet. He also interviewed Mao Zedong and covered China during World War II. While best known for his work in Asia, Forman travelled extensively and provided numerous photos and reports from locations around the globe. His reports and photos appeared in The New York Times, National Geographic, and other publications. He authored several books and also collaborated with Frank Capra on the 1937 film, “Lost Horizon” (Forman’s copy of the script to be offered in this sale.) Provenance: Acquired from the family of Harrison Forman.

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[Harrison Forman] MONGOLIA, Photos

Estimate $200 - $400Nov 3, 2018