Lot 726: World Tour. A good large photograph album of worldwide views, 1890s, mostly medium and large-format albumen prints, pasted as singles and multiples to rectos and versos of 40 stiff card leaves with neat ink captions in English throughout, including a three-part panorama of Gibraltar, 16 x 52.5cm, 18 street scenes and ethnographic portraits of Morocco, one of a group in Egypt dated 1888, 7 views of Biarritz plus other views of Pyrenees and related, views of Germany (including collotypes), a three-part panorama of Funchal, Madeira, 14 views of Madeira and Canary Islands, 7 views of Warwick and Stratford, 3 views of New York, one of the Hudson, 4 of Niagara Falls, 11 views of Chicago from 1892 and 1893, photographers mentioned in the negative include J.W. Taylor and E.R. Walker, 16 views of Canada including a two-part panorama of Montreal by Notman, 18 x 46cm, 7 views of Boston, Philadelphia (3), Washington (8), Royal Chester Rowing Club 1893, scenes from the opening ceremony of the Wilhelms Canal, 1895, Prince Bismarck's 80th birthday and similar, views in Lisbon (7) and ending with views of Spain including Malaga (38), some spotting, contemporary half morocco, some wear, upper board and spine near detached, large oblong folio (40 x 58cm) (1)
Dominic Winter's Antiques & Fine Art Auction October 2015
Thursday, 15th October 2015
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