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Bowick, Thomas Gilbert [Travel and Sporting Photography and Original Drawings] 
RANDOM SKETCHES ON A HUNTING TRIP THROUGH MEXICO, THE WESTERN STATES, AND ALASKA T.G.B. MAY 4/19 TO APL 3/90 [MANUSCRIPT TITLE]. [C. 1890]
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LOT SOLD. 4,750 USD
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Bowick, Thomas Gilbert [Travel and Sporting Photography and Original Drawings] 
RANDOM SKETCHES ON A HUNTING TRIP THROUGH MEXICO, THE WESTERN STATES, AND ALASKA T.G.B. MAY 4/19 TO APL 3/90 [MANUSCRIPT TITLE]. [C. 1890]
Estimate
3,0004,000
LOT SOLD. 4,750 USD
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Bowick, Thomas Gilbert [Travel and Sporting Photography and Original Drawings] 
RANDOM SKETCHES ON A HUNTING TRIP THROUGH MEXICO, THE WESTERN STATES, AND ALASKA T.G.B. MAY 4/19 TO APL 3/90 [MANUSCRIPT TITLE]. [C. 1890]
Small folio (13 3/8 x 10 1/4 in.; 341 x 260 mm). 47 pen-and-ink and watercolor drawings on card (approximately 7 1/16 x 4 1/8 in.; 180 x 104 mm), signed by the artist with his monogram, mounted on album leaves and captioned in ink, 13 original photographs (7 x 4 1/16 in.; 178 x 104 mm to 9 3/8 x 7 1/2 in.; 240 x 190 mm) laid in or mounted on leaves; some foxing to leaves, some toning to photographs. Contemporary half-green gilt-ruled morocco over green pebbled cloth, spine with raised bands in 5 compartments, gilt-ruled with repeat fleur de lis blindstamped; spine ends rubbed, corners bumped. 
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An album of drawings and photographs by Thomas Gilbert Bowick, an accomplished amateur artist. The images here were rendered during a hunting trip through Alaska and Oregon, made with his brother, John Robie Bowick.  The brothers, originally from Great Britain, were part owners in the Eastern Oregon Mining Company. Some of the drawings and photographs include: a watercolor map of the world with the brothers' journey marked in red; "Our Bag", an albumen photograph of a watercolor drawing, with heads of animals surrounding a tally of deer, elk, etc.; a drawing titled "Salmon Run - Tongass Narrows (Alaska)," with a mam astride a fallen tree spanning the river), and many others.  

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