1878 Oscar Wilde photograph to auction in Ireland


2015-06-26 13:55:57


1878 Oscar Wilde photograph to auction in Ireland

The photograph of Oscar Wilde was taken at a shooting party in 1878

An 1878 photograph of Oscar Wilde is to cross the block at Adam's Auctioneers in County Meath, Ireland on October 12.

It's sold alongside an album of photographs owned by Lady Ardilaun (a member of the Guinness family) of St Anne's Park, an estate in Dublin, and is valued at $8,094-12,951.

Oscar WildeOscar Wilde appears at the far right of the photograph

Wilde had been attending a shooting party at Ashford Castle in County Mayo, having just graduated from Oxford.

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