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HIMALAYAS Kangchenjunga from Johnsong La Sublime

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HIMALAYAS Kangchenjunga from Johnsong La Sublime

Lot 2204 Details

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VITTORIO SELLA. Kangchenjunga 300 feet below Johnsong La W. Side,1899, Sella number HS 102. 10.7X14.5" silver gelatin print, printed 1901, mounted on 14x18" heavy brown board. Embossed with Vittorio Sella stamp in print lower right. Inscribed in black ink mount recto: Kangchinjinga. Inscribed In pencil above print: Jannu. Inscribed in pencil mount verso: below the Jonsong La - / p. 159 / HS 102.

In 1899, from September to October, Sella joined up with legendary British mountaineer Douglas Freshfield. Also on the expedition were Sella's brother Erminio, the guide Angelo Maquignaz, Sella's photographic assistant, Erminio Botta, and geologist Edmond Garwood, so they could map region. The work was published in RoundKangchenjunga, a Narrative of Mountain Travel and Exploration, 1903, by Douglas Freshfield.

Here the Sellas stopped to secure some photographs, among the highest ever taken (20,000 feet), which proved perfectly successful. p. 159. Round Kangchenjunga: A Narrative of Mountain Travel and Exploration, by Douglas Freshfield, London, Edward Arnold 1903
Condition
Good: Yellowing all edges, dirt minor abrasions and wear. Mount has edge and corner wear; mount verso has tape marks.
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HIMALAYAS Kangchenjunga from Johnsong La Sublime

Estimate $1,000 - $1,500
Apr 27
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Lot 2204 Details

Description
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VITTORIO SELLA. Kangchenjunga 300 feet below Johnsong La W. Side,1899, Sella number HS 102. 10.7X14.5" silver gelatin print, printed 1901, mounted on 14x18" heavy brown board. Embossed with Vittorio Sella stamp in print lower right. Inscribed in black ink mount recto: Kangchinjinga. Inscribed In pencil above print: Jannu. Inscribed in pencil mount verso: below the Jonsong La - / p. 159 / HS 102.

In 1899, from September to October, Sella joined up with legendary British mountaineer Douglas Freshfield. Also on the expedition were Sella's brother Erminio, the guide Angelo Maquignaz, Sella's photographic assistant, Erminio Botta, and geologist Edmond Garwood, so they could map region. The work was published in RoundKangchenjunga, a Narrative of Mountain Travel and Exploration, 1903, by Douglas Freshfield.

Here the Sellas stopped to secure some photographs, among the highest ever taken (20,000 feet), which proved perfectly successful. p. 159. Round Kangchenjunga: A Narrative of Mountain Travel and Exploration, by Douglas Freshfield, London, Edward Arnold 1903
Condition
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Good: Yellowing all edges, dirt minor abrasions and wear. Mount has edge and corner wear; mount verso has tape marks.

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