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Auktion: Photography: The First 150 Years
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Photography: The First 150 Years

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £
ca. 553 $ - 830 $
Zuschlagspreis:  n. a.
Los-Nr. 10, Aufrufe: 25

Personal photograph album, c. 1895-6, 199 albumen prints mounted rectos and versos to stiff card leaves, generally measuring approx. 8 x 10 cm (occasionally cut and mounted into patterns), slightly later pencilled captions, school prize inscription to front free endpaper ('To ?Cellie Van de Velde, for General Proficiencey, S. H. Nicholls, Pract. School, Hurlstone, Xmas 1895'), a further 17 photographs loosely inserted, together with an autograph letter in French from Louis-Elis� Fatiguet of the Vicariate Apostolic of Northern Kiangsi to an unnamed recipient, dated 1 February 1896 and thanking him/her for sending a collection of 'photographies ... tr�s bien r�ussies', contemporary black skiver album, spine perished, the leaves remaining wire-stitched in linen-hinged bifolia, folio Contains images of Hong Kong, Canton, Nanking, Tientsin, Peking, Chekiang, Macao, and junks on the Peiho River; there are also photographs of Nikko, Yumoto, Tokyo, Kobe, Nagasaki, and Yokohama. The compiler appears to have had access to French diplomatic circles as there are photographs of Jules Harmand, French ambassador to Japan (1894-1905), and of the embassy grounds. (1)

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Auktionshaus: Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Mallard House
Titel: Photography: The First 150 Years
Auktionsdatum: 09.03.2018
Adresse: Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Mallard House
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