Lot 227
  • 227

INDIA. ALBUM OF 213 PHOTOGRAPHS OF INDIAN AND NEPALESE ROYALTY, C.1880S

Estimate
30,000 - 40,000 GBP
Sold
75,000 GBP
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Description

  • Album of 213 photographs, including a large series of Indian and Nepalese royalty, together with other portraits, trades, big game hunting, and views in Darjeeling and Nepal. [c.1880s]
Oblong folio (328 x 370mm.), 213 ALBUMEN PRINTS (from 95 x 60mm. to 300 x 215mm., or the reverse) some signed in the negative by Shepherd & Robertson, Bourne, or Bourne & Shepherd, mounted recto and verso on c. 101 card mounts, nearly all with manuscript captions in ink on the mounts, contemporary green half morocco gilt, gilt edges, some dust-soiling and damage to mounts, a few with repaired tears, binding worn, covers detached, lacking backstrip 
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