Lot 689: Mountaineering



2015-10-06 14:52:51

Lot 689: Mountaineering. An album of photographs recording climbing expeditions in the Alps, 1922-26, seemingly compiled by J.C. and/or H.J. Gait, mostly mountain and valley views, occasionally with figures, a total of approximately 180 gelatin silver prints, all but approximately 20 mounted as multiples to album leaf rectos and versos, neat ink captions in English to mounts, the majority 8 x 10cm and four or five to a page, four loose leaves with brief summaries of earlier expeditions loosely inserted, contemporary boards with cloth spine tie, a little rubbed, oblong folio. Other names identified in the notes include R.S. Morrish and Boardman. J.C. Gait is identified in the album once and otherwise by initials. (1) Dominic Winter's Antiques & Fine Art Auction October 2015 Thursday, 15th October 2015 Estimate: £150-200
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