The Road is Wider than Long (handwritten facsimile )


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A facsimile 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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Weight0.37 kg
Dimensions21 × 16.9 × 1.4 cm

Published by the Lee Miller Archives Publishing 2021, hardback, 21 x 16.9 x 1.4cm