Eton

Eton
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Ian Macdonald. With a foreword by Eric Anderson, Provost. Essay by Edward Dimsdale.

Eton College, Windsor. Privately published by the author. 2007. First edition, limited to 1,000 copies. Black paper-covered boards, dust jacket. 64 pages. Black-and-white photographs throughout. 310 x 255mm (12 x 10"). 0.9kg. 9781870434294. English. Fine; very slight surface wear to black jacket.

The photographer Ian Macdonald spent at year at Eton college as the annual Artist in Residence. During this period he took many photographs of the boys and their school, which were then edited into the book Eton. Macdonald is interested in examining a particular environment and its residents. He avoids the classic, touristy images of the school and presents a series of direct portraits of the boys and detailed photographs of the school's fabric. The whole is a moving and realistic portrait of a very specific and unique environment.