The Lost World of Subcarpathian Rus’ in the Photographs of Rudolf Hulka | 2019


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Book Title: Zmizely Svet Podkarpatske Rusi ve Fotografiich Rudolfa Hulky (1887-1961)
Translation: The Lost World of Subcarpathian Rus’ in the Photographs of Rudolf Hulka (1887-1961)
Author: Hana Oplestilova
Language(s): Czech and English
Published: Prague, Czech Republic – 2019 (2nd edition)
Format & Size: Hardcover – 9.75″ x 9.25″
Pages: 300 pages
Book Condition: New in original shrinkwrap with minor bumps to cover corners from transport
Description: Excellent book presenting a selection of photographs from the large collection of visual materials created in the first third of the 20th century by the Czech ministerial official, translator of Ukrainian literature and amateur photographer Rudolf Hulka. The entire collection, which has been preserved in the depository of the Slavonic Library in Prague, includes more than 4,400 visual materials depicting Subcarpathian Rus, Slovakia, Moravia, Bohemia and to a lesser extent other parts of Europe and North Africa. The books consist of three parts: an introductory essay outlining Rudolf Hulka’s biography, an album containing reproductions of nearly 200 selected photographs mainly from Subcarpathian Rus’ made in the first half of the 1920s and also from other selected geographical areas visited by Hulka, and a complete catalogue of Hulka’s visual materials related to Subcarpathian Rus containing 1,451 items. The representative selection of photographs captures all themes and geographic regions captured by Rudolf Hulka’s camera in Subcarpathian Rus.

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Weight 4 lbs