HONG KONG, PHOTOGRAPHS
A collection of fifty photographs and two panoramas. [c.1870-1900]
50 ALBUMEN PRINTS (average 205 x 265mm., or the reverse), some on card mounts; two 2-plate ALBUMEN PRINT panoramas (192 x 550mm. and 207 x 535mm.), some prints with fading or minor wear or tears, one panorama splitting along join
A good collection of photographs of Hong Kong, including street and harbour views, shipping and boats, views along Queen's road and Bowen road, the public gardens, scenes after a typhoon, group photographs including soldiers, the tramway, and racecourse.
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.