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Red Sea, Suakin | Photographs of the Red Sea Port of Suakin, c.1880s to 1930s, with two reference books

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Red Sea, Suakin | Photographs of the Red Sea Port of Suakin, c.1880s to 1930s, with two reference books

Red Sea, Suakin | Photographs of the Red Sea Port of Suakin, c.1880s to 1930s, with two reference books

Estimate:

20,000

to
- 30,000 GBP

Starting bid:

20,000

GBP

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Lot closes:

Lot closes:

7 days, 13 hours

7 days, 13 hours

May 13, 03:10 PM (GMT)

May 13, 03:10 PM (GMT)

Red Sea, Suakin


A collection of 51 original photographs of the Red Sea Port of Suakin by various photographers, including J.M. Narick, Adelphoi Zangaki [Zangaki Brothers], Sarolidis Comianos, D.P. Chryssides, M. Venieris, and G.N. Morhigcirca, circa 1880s to 1930s, together with 2 modern reference books, comprising:


1. Cross way view at Suakim. Numbered 28 in the negative. By J.M. Narick (with the photographer’s oval ink stamp on the reverse). Albumen, 211 x 272 mm., small repaired tear

2. Suakim. Micheli’s restaurant & dining establishment, 1884. Unidentified photographer. Albumen, 228 x 288 mm.

3. Suez from roof of Hotel, showing P&O platform & officers, also Khedive’s palace. By Zangaki. Albumen, 218 x 276 mm.

4. Uncaptioned group of Suakin inhabitants, including Sudanese, Arabs, Greeks/Turks and British soldiers. By Sarolidis Comianos. Numbered 5 in the negative. Albumen, 217 x 276 mm.

5. No. 1196, Street of the Post Office at Souakim. By Zangaki. Albumen, 217 x 278 mm.

6. Suakin chief, surrounded by armed men and British soldiers. Numbered 6 in the negative. By Sarolidis Comianos. Albumen, 214 x 276 mm.

7. 61. The Exercitation at Suakim. War games of the Amara Tribe, Suakim. Albumen, 217 x 264 mm. By J.M. Narick (oval ink stamp on the reverse).

8. 70. A Bride-groom at Suakim. Suakim natives & camel, 1885. Albumen, 218 x 272 mm. By J.M. Narick (oval ink stamp on the reverse).

9. British soldiers camping opposite Suakin island (no caption). Unidentified photographer. Albumen, 188 x 241 mm.

10. No. 1192, Gate of Souakim. By Zangaki. Albumen, 218 x 277 mm.

11. General view of Souakim. By Zangaki. Albumen, 225 x 278 mm.

12. Camp of Chatta. By Zangaki. Albumen, 220 x 280 mm.

13. No. 198. Boats. By Zangaki. Albumen, 220 x 285 mm.

14. Cottages of Barbarins at Souakim. By Zangaki. Albumen, 223 x 282 mm.

15. Group of ‘Rebellions’ at Souakim. By Zangaki. Albumen, 218 x 275 mm.

16. No. 1195. General view of Souakim. By Zangaki. Albumen, 222 x 280 mm.

17. 353. View of the causeway and gate (no caption). Unidentified photographer. Albumen, 207 x 277 mm.

18. Panorama of Souakim. By Zangaki. Albumen, 210 x 280 mm.

19. 351(?). Bridge of Gef at Souakim. By Zangaki. Albumen, 218 x 277 mm.

20. Officers Royal Marines, Suez, October 1884 of ‘A’, ‘E’ & No. 1. R.M. A Companies. Unidentified photographer. Albumen, 202 x 257 mm.

21. Outskirts of Elgaf showing native huts & houses & ground defended from the rebel attacks by the detachment, R.M.L.I on previous page. Unidentified photographer. Albumen, 224 x 284 mm.

22. House in Suakim shewing Moor------ work. Unidentified photographer. Albumen, 284 x 227 mm.

23. Officers of the 2nd Battalion Royal Marine’s, Suez, January 1885. Unidentified photographer. Albumen, 208 x 268 mm.

24. Bazaar of Souakim. By Zangaki. Albumen, 223 x 283 mm.

25. El-gaf. A suburb of Suakim, shewing the causeway, the caravanserai & Ft. Carysfort on right. Unidentified photographer. Albumen, 226 x 285 mm.

26. Horse laden with pickaxes, Indian soldier. Uncaptioned. Unidentified photographer. Albumen, 117 x 164 mm.

27. Main street in European quarter, Suez. Unidentified photographer. Albumen, 117 x 198 mm.

28. Indian or Egyptian soldier holding bagpipes and British battalion colours. Unidentified photographer. Albumen, 152 x 98 mm.

29. Royal Marine L[ight] I[nfantry]. detachment that defended the camel Port Suakin during the months of June, July & August 1884. Attacked by rebels every night during that time. Unidentified photographer. Albumen, 209 x 280 mm.

30. Moses’ well, 5 miles from Suez. Favourite & only resort for picnics. Unidentified photographer. Albumen, 201 x 278 mm.

31. The causeway gate, Suakim, shewing the caravanserai. Defended by Royal Marines 1884 & 1885. Unidentified photographer. Albumen, 282 x 227 mm.

32. The gardens at Port Said. Unidentified photographer. Albumen, 218 x 278 mm.

33. Camp of Souakim. By Zangaki. Albumen, 227 x 280 mm.

34. R.M.A. Battery of -------- guns. Souakim. 85. Unidentified photographer. Albumen, 142 x195 mm.

35. Suakin from the harbour. By G.N. Morhig, The English Pharmacy, Khartoum. Real photograph postcard, silver gelatin print, 88 x 139 mm. Circa 1930s.

36. Suakin – Shinawi Bey’s Palace. By D.P. Chryssides, Port Sudan. Real photograph postcard, 90 x 141 mm. Circa 1930s.

37. Suakin [man with camel in front of ornate wooden façade]. By M. Venieris, Khartoum. Colotype postcard, 138 x 88 mm. Postal stamp dated 1903.

38. Suakin. Mohamed Bey Aboud’s house. By D.P. Chryssides, Port Sudan. Real photograph postcard, 90 x 141. Circa 1930s.

39. Album page with 10 small views of Suakin. Unidentified photographer. Silver gelatin prints, each approximately 74 x 49 mm. Dated 1928.

40. Suakin. Kitchener gate. Unidentified photographer. Glass lantern slide, 82 x 82 mm.

41. Suakin. View of dhows in harbour. Lantern slide.

42. Suakin. The Square. Lantern slide.

43. Suakin. The zaptieh [police station]. Lantern slide (diagonal crack)

44. Suakin. The Sukh [souq]. Lantern slide.

45. Soudan. Arab mounted police. Lantern slide.

46. Suakin. Zaptieh [police station. Lantern slide.

47. Suakin. View of coral buildings. Lantern slide.

48. Suakin. Mosque. Lantern slide.

49. Suakin. View of coral buildings. Lantern slide (cracked).

50. Suakin. Arab dhow. Lantern slide.

51. Suakin. Quarantine station. Lantern slide.

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