Collection of 185 photographs, c.1918-20
185 silver prints (mostly 75 x 103mm., or the reverse, a few smaller) 26 with the purple ink stamp of Mactavish & Co. Ltd. of Shanghai on the reverse, most with pencil or ink captions on the reverse, unmounted, preserved in modern sleeves in an archival box, photographs slightly bowed,
A GOOD COLLECTION OF VIEWS AND PORTRAITS, taken in Hangchow (Hangzhou), Peking (Beijing), Nanking (Nanjing), Shanghai, Tientsin (Tianjin), and Soochow (Suzhou).
Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, where appropriate.
We are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE.