Sweet Life


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Ed van der Elsken (1925-1990). Left Amsterdam in 1960. With his wife. 14-month world trip. Photographing. Writing. Meeting humanity.  The best ones reproduced in Sweet Life. Named after a little tramp steamer in the Philippines. Disappointed by the difficulties involved in publishing his book. Stopped doing photography for five years. Started filming. 1966. Sweet Life finally published. Big hit in Japan. 26 photographers, 250 images, 280 pages. 

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