Lot 695: North Yorkshire - Guisborough Hall. Commemorative photograph album of Guisborough Hall, early 1900s, 24 carbon prints by Walton Adams, Reading, many with studio blindstamp to lower corner, showing exterior and interior views of the Hall, 22 x 27.5cm and similar sizes, mounted singly and without captions to album leaf rectos with linen backing to each, blanks at rear, original oak carved album with decorative motif and lettering to upper cover, cloth base, slightly rubbed and soiled, heavy oblong folio, 31 x 43cm. Gisborough Hall is a nineteenth-century mansion house, now a hotel, built in Jacobean style. The house at this time would have belonged to Richard Godolphin Walmesley Long, created Baron Gisborough in 1917. Walton Adams (father of Marcus Adams) had a studio in Reading from 1886 until 1922. Provenance: The Adams family by direct descent. (1)
Dominic Winter's Antiques & Fine Art Auction October 2015
Thursday, 15th October 2015
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