Machu Picchu, Peru.
650 x 800 x 5 mm
Fox Talbot Museum, Wiltshire (Accredited Museum)
Colour archival pigment print by Basil Pao, in landscape format, depicting a view across the top of Machu Picchu in Peru, with Michael Palin lying on his back on the grass in the foreground, hands behind his head. The print is mounted on heavy white card and has a wide white border. Markings: Recto - handwritten in pencil in the white border beneath the image: "Machu Picchu, Peru". The image is from the Michael Palin journey for "Full Circle" in 1997. Basil Pao Ho-Yun is a Hong Kong-based photographer. He has been the stills photographer on the BBC filming teams that made Michael Palin's television travel programmes.
Donated on 1 June 2012 to the Fox Talbot Museum by Basil Pao.
Makers and roles
Basil Pao, photographer