Lot 720: South Africa


2015-10-06 14:52:56


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Lot 720: South Africa. An album of 62 albumen prints, late 19th century, including views and gardens, settlers and ethnic types, many with captions and initials of the photographer George Washington Wilson in the negative, including a four-part panorama of Cape Town and Table Mountain, linen-backed and partly laid down (23 x 115cm), other photographers include F. Pollard and Deale Brothers, many approximately 18.5 x 23cm and mounted one or more to a page and back to back on stiff card leaves throughout, contemporary half morocco gilt, rubbed, oblong folio, together with a group of 33 photographs of South Africa, circa 1900, mostly showing gardens, rural views and towns in Bulawayo and surroundings, some captioned and credited in the negative, photographers including W. Rausch, F. Pollard and J. & M. Lazarus, plus 4 other photographs depicting stuffed animals and identified to versos as exhibits at the Grahams Town exhibition of 1898, one photograph frayed without loss (99) Dominic Winter's Antiques & Fine Art Auction October 2015 Thursday, 15th October 2015 Estimate: £200-300
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