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Mecca and Medina. Forty photographs and twenty-four photograph postcards on mounts

Margin Scheme

Estimate:

20,000

to
- 30,000 GBP

Mecca and Medina. Forty photographs and twenty-four photograph postcards on mounts

Mecca and Medina. Forty photographs and twenty-four photograph postcards on mounts

Estimate:

20,000

to
- 30,000 GBP

MECCA AND THE HAJJ


Forty photographs and twenty-four photograph postcards, c. 1950s-60s


40 photographs (average 155 x 200mm., or the reverse), mostly silver prints, with Arabic text printed on the reverse, unmounted, each preserved in a an archival sleeve, some creases and wear to surface and edges, one or two with loss

WITH: 24 real photograph postcards in 4 mounts, manuscript ink captions in Arabic on the mounts, wear to mounts


A large and impressive collection of photographs of Mecca, Medina and the Hajj.

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.