View 1 of Lot 252. Saudi Arabia | Group of photographs and one glass negative. (Includes 2 boxes).
View 1 of Lot 252. Saudi Arabia | Group of photographs and one glass negative. (Includes 2 boxes).
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Saudi Arabia | Group of photographs and one glass negative. (Includes 2 boxes)

Estimate:

6,000 - 8,000 GBP

Saudi Arabia | Group of photographs and one glass negative. (Includes 2 boxes)

Saudi Arabia | Group of photographs and one glass negative. (Includes 2 boxes)

Estimate:

6,000 - 8,000 GBP

Lot sold:

6,875

GBP

SAUDI ARABIA

A collection of 14 photographs of members of the Saudi royal family, 1937-c.1957


13 silver prints (from 210 x 165mm. to 230 x 300mm.), mostly press photographs with stamps on the reverse (Hatami, Paris Match, Planet News etc.), and one original negative (1937) with a modern print, housed in a black cloth folding box


The images include an original negative of Crown Prince Saud (later King Saud) with his younger brother, Emir Mohamed in London in 1937 at the Dorchester hotel for the coronation of George VI; six other photographs of King Saud; five photographs of King Faisal, and one of Prince Khalid bin Faisal Al Saud.