Saudi Arabia | Group of photographs and one glass negative. (Includes 2 boxes)
6,000 - 8,000 GBP
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.
Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, where appropriate.
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