This lot should have a # symbol in the printed catalogue.
The plates are numbered 6-15, each with an accompanying key plate.
This Lot has been withdrawn from the sale.
This lot should not have a # symbol in the printed catalogue.
One of the photographs features the Ponsonby Column which was destroyed by lightning in autumn 1864. The photographs therefore predate this event.
These are collotypes, not albumen prints
A comparable collection, seemingly by the same artist, was sold in these rooms, 19 May 1997 ("The Library of a Gentleman"), lot 58
There are 13 other volumes in this lot, making a total of 15 in all
There is a half-title in volume 1, but not volume 2. There are 15 divisional titles with vignettes (not 13 as described). There are 115 views on 111 plates (not 131 on 111 as described - the number 131 is the total number of views in the entire work - title, divisional titles and plates). The work is complete.