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Auktion: Photography: The First 150 Years
wurde versteigert am: 9. März 2018
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Photography: The First 150 Years

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 200 £
ca. 207 $ - 276 $
Zuschlagspreis:  640 £
ca. 886 $
Los-Nr. 70, Aufrufe: 108

Henry Freeman, Lifeboatman at Whitby, North Yorkshire, c. 1880, printed c. 1910, carbon print, half-length portrait of Freeman wearing his cork lifejacket, together with a gelatin silver print photograph of Freeman in another pose wearing the same cork lifejacket, the first signed by Sutcliffe in pencil to image lower left corner, the second initialled and numbered 259 in the negative, both with signed pencil inscriptions by Sutcliffe to versos giving negative numbers 2072 & 259, 19.5 x 15cm Henry Freeman (1835-1904) was a Whitby fisherman and lifeboatman. He was the only survivor of the Whitby Lifeboat disaster of 9 February 1861, during which a great storm wrecked more than 200 ships on the east coast. During attempts to rescue the stricken vessels the lifeboat capsized and all but one of the crew were lost. Freeman survived because he was wearing a new design of cork lifejacket. (2)

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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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Großbritannien und Nordirland
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