HIJOS DE LA SELVA / SONS OF THE FOREST by F. Bossert & D. Villar (2013)

Hijos de la Selva / Sons of the ForestHijos de la Selva / Sons of the Forest: The Ethnographic Photography of Max Schmidt

Edited by Viggo Mortensen, with texts by Federico Bossert and Diego Villar

Perceval Press, 2013

Hijos de la Selva / Sons of the Forest  outlines the story of German Ethnographer and explorer Max Schmidt, and includes many of the remarkable photographs that he made in the field while studying the cultures of the Mato Grosso region of Brazil and remote areas of Paraguay between 1900 and 1935. The photographs have been reproduced from Schmidt’s original glass-plate negatives, made available to Perceval Press by the Museo Etnográfico Andrés Barbero, in Asunción.

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