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1860s photographs etc.- Album of photographs, watercolour sketches and illustrations from magazines etc., c. 280 photographs, and 3 watercolour sketches on 118pp., albumen prints including: burial place of Lord Elgin at Dharamsala; numerous carte-de-visite portraits of notable people, royalty, and dwarves, the Plymouth Volunteers 1860, a church interior during the wedding of Walter Boger of Antony Cornwall, small views of Chatsworth, Marlborough College, Blackpool, Whitby, Watton Abbey, royalty, and numerous photographs of paintings, watercolour sketches being of country houses including Neswick Hall, Chaddesden Hall, and Wolsdon Cornwall, 2 watercolour playing cards etc., all laid down, some photographs faded and with some surface wear, foxing and browning, most ff. loose, bound in an original album, the upper cover of wooden board over leather and lower cover blind-stamped calf, worn, covers detached, lacks spine, 4to, 1860's.

⁂ Includes a carte-de-visite sized view showing the outside of the photographer Boak's studio dated 1867 - probably Matthew Boak of Driffield.

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1860s photographs etc.- Album of photographs,

Estimate £600 - £800May 30
London, UK
Auction Curated By:
Rupert Powell
International Head of Books and Works on Paper
Max Hasler
Modern First Editions and 20th Century Literature