The Road Is Wider Than Long (hand written facimilie)

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Title The Road Is Wider Than Long (hand written facimilie)
Author Roland Penrose
Publisher Lee Miller Archives Publishing (2021), ISBN:9781914298004
Format / Size Hardback, 21 x 16.9 x 1.4 cm
Description A facimilie of the the handwritten version of Roland Penrose's 'The Road is Wider than Long' Surrealist photobook. In 1938, as Europe prepared for war, Roland Penrose and Lee Miller made a journey together through the Balkans. On his return to England Roland produced a handmade photobook containing a Surrealist love poem drawn from his memories and pictures from their travels.The following year he would create and print a typeset version based on this book which has today an important place in the history of Surrealist photobooks.

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