This collection of 74 photographs was produced by Swiss photographer René Groebli and is a remarkable example of early subjective photography. First published as a series of fifteen images in 1949 a personal project that was met with dismissive criticism at the time he returned in the 1990s to his early fascination with French steam locomotives and the romanticism of travel by rail. The resulting book is a dynamic visual document featuring pictures of his first train journey between Paris and Zürich, taken using either a Leica III F with a single lens or with a twin-lens Rolleiflex. Groeblis working style is clearly inspired by his experience with moving images and his love of cinema.
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