The Castle

by James Hill
The Castle
  • ISBN-13: 9783868289299
  • Author(s): James Hill
  • Photographs by: James Hill
  • Subject: Photography & photographs
  • Publisher: Kehrer Verlag
  • Imprint: Kehrer Verlag
  • Publication Date: 28-11-2019
  • Format: h/b

Availability: In stock

£40.00
For the last 20 years James Hill has been photographing life at his wife's ancestral home in France, the Chateau de Maillebois. Surrounded by a walled park, the property is an island of the past caught in the present. The images, both tender and whimsical, explore the plethora of emotions that come from living in a house bearing so much history and how the family and the local community interact with it. The photographer watches his family in their role as temporary custodians of the castle, attempting to maintain its traditions and carry them into an uncertain future.
About the book

For the last 20 years James Hill has been photographing life at his wife's ancestral home in France, the Chateau de Maillebois. Surrounded by a walled park, the property is an island of the past caught in the present. The images, both tender and whimsical, explore the plethora of emotions that come from living in a house bearing so much history and how the family and the local community interact with it. The photographer watches his family in their role as temporary custodians of the castle, attempting to maintain its traditions and carry them into an uncertain future.

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