Lot 11
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  • Group of rare early albumen images of Bermuda. [Bermuda: 1866-1869]
  • paper, ink, leather
All mounted to larger sheets (most measuring 10 1/4 x 12 in; two slightly smaller), disbound from an album. Ten images mounted within a ruled frame, with ink or pencil manuscript captions below dated 1866. Yellowing of the highlights and some fading; soiling on a few prints and on all of the mounts; waviness to the mounts; occasional tears and small losses to the mount edges; a few plates with small tears which occurred prior to or as a result of mounting. Housed in a cloth box.

Catalogue Note

1) Town of St. George's. Looking towards Ferry and St. George. 1866.
2) St. George's from Convict Bay / R.E. Tugboat Blue Bird. 1866.
3) The Ferry. St. George's from the Main Land.  1866.
4) Town of St. Georges. 1866.
5) Fort Catherine. North Shore. St. Georges Island. 1866.
6) View from Fort George. St. George's Bermuda, Looking West. 1866.
7) The Government Dock Yard, Ireland Island. 1866.
8) St. George's from Mullet Bay / Road to Hamilton. 1866.
9) The Flatts / Looking West. 1866.
10) The Flatts / Looking East.  1866.
11) [Group of 5 men standing in a tropical setting, identified in caption as "Laird / Col. D. C. Thompson / 3 young Americans"].  Circa 1866.
12) [Floating dock, with the ship Urgent and a large group of men].  Circa 1869.
13) [Floating dock at Ireland Island].   Circa 1869.