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Egypt
ALBUM OF THIRTY PHOTOGRAPHS RELATING TO THE OPENING OF THE TOMB OF TUTANKHAMUN, 1922-1923.
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 4,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
143
Egypt
ALBUM OF THIRTY PHOTOGRAPHS RELATING TO THE OPENING OF THE TOMB OF TUTANKHAMUN, 1922-1923.
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 4,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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ALBUM OF THIRTY PHOTOGRAPHS RELATING TO THE OPENING OF THE TOMB OF TUTANKHAMUN, 1922-1923.
Oblong 4to (177 x 235mm.), 30 photographs (100 x 125mm., or the reverse) mounted on black card, recto and verso, each with a typed caption pasted on the mount, some inscribed in pencil on the reverse "Moyne" and with a (negative?) number, contemporary black cloth ring-binder album
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The photographs show views of Deir el Bahri, the Valley of the Kings, the excavations, antiquities and objects, Lord Canarvon, Howard Carter, Mr Callendar, Sir Herbert and Lady Samuel, Lord and Lady Allenby, James. R. Ogden, and images around Tutankhamen's tomb. This album may be connected with Harold Moyne, the Times newspaper's head messenger, who was sent with Times reporter Arthur Merton and photographer Herbert Warhurst to Luxor to cover Howard Carter's excavations.

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