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KARAKORAM The Upper Baltoro Glacier Oversize

Lot 2181 Details

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VITTORIO SELLA. Mustagh [sic] Tower General View on Upper Baltoro Glacier, Glacial Torrent on Upper Baltoro (enlargement), 1909, Sella number HK 233. 16.8x22.3" gelatin silver print, printed c. 1909, mounted on 24.7x19.7" heavy brown paper. Inscribed in black ink on mount recto: Mustagh [sic] Tower General View on Upper Baltoro Glacier. Inscribed in pencil on mount verso: Glacial Torrent on Upper Baltoro. Inscribed in black ink verso: Glacial Torrent on Upper Baltoro / Karakoram Mts. / Himalayan peaks in Cashmere.

This delightful oversize photograph focuses on both the motion and curve of the Upper Baltoro Glacier and leads to the Muztagh Tower in the distance.

The Baltoro Glacier 39 miles in length, is the world's second longest non-polar glacier in the Shigar district Gilgit-Baltistan of Northern Pakistan. The Baltoro Muztagh lies to the south and east of the Glacier and the Masherbrum Mountains lie to the south. Paiju Peak 6610 m 21,686 is on the north side of the Baltoro Glacier and western of Baltoro Muztagh. Muztagh Tower 7,276 m 23,871 ft. is the 90th highest mountain.

This sale of lots from this auction will directly benefit the Appalachian Mountain Club Trails Protection Fund; Conservation Research and Climate Action; and the Modernization and Preservation of the AMC Library and Archives.
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Very Good: Minor wear and abrasions, edge wear. Mount has corner wear and torn corners and edge wear.
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KARAKORAM The Upper Baltoro Glacier Oversize

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Apr 27
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2181: KARAKORAM The Upper Baltoro Glacier Oversize

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Lot 2181 Details

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VITTORIO SELLA. Mustagh [sic] Tower General View on Upper Baltoro Glacier, Glacial Torrent on Upper Baltoro (enlargement), 1909, Sella number HK 233. 16.8x22.3" gelatin silver print, printed c. 1909, mounted on 24.7x19.7" heavy brown paper. Inscribed in black ink on mount recto: Mustagh [sic] Tower General View on Upper Baltoro Glacier. Inscribed in pencil on mount verso: Glacial Torrent on Upper Baltoro. Inscribed in black ink verso: Glacial Torrent on Upper Baltoro / Karakoram Mts. / Himalayan peaks in Cashmere.

This delightful oversize photograph focuses on both the motion and curve of the Upper Baltoro Glacier and leads to the Muztagh Tower in the distance.

The Baltoro Glacier 39 miles in length, is the world's second longest non-polar glacier in the Shigar district Gilgit-Baltistan of Northern Pakistan. The Baltoro Muztagh lies to the south and east of the Glacier and the Masherbrum Mountains lie to the south. Paiju Peak 6610 m 21,686 is on the north side of the Baltoro Glacier and western of Baltoro Muztagh. Muztagh Tower 7,276 m 23,871 ft. is the 90th highest mountain.

This sale of lots from this auction will directly benefit the Appalachian Mountain Club Trails Protection Fund; Conservation Research and Climate Action; and the Modernization and Preservation of the AMC Library and Archives.
Condition
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Very Good: Minor wear and abrasions, edge wear. Mount has corner wear and torn corners and edge wear.

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