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Yeats Family
EIGHT FAMILY PHOTOGRAPH ALBUMS, MOSTLY ASSEMBLED AND CAPTIONED BY LILY OR LOLLY YEATS
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Yeats Family
EIGHT FAMILY PHOTOGRAPH ALBUMS, MOSTLY ASSEMBLED AND CAPTIONED BY LILY OR LOLLY YEATS
Estimation
5 0007 000
Lot. Vendu 6,250 GBP (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
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Yeats Family
EIGHT FAMILY PHOTOGRAPH ALBUMS, MOSTLY ASSEMBLED AND CAPTIONED BY LILY OR LOLLY YEATS
(i) album entitled by Lolly Yeats "1920. Snap-shots of Anne etc Sent to J.B. Yeats (New York) E. Yeats", 29 small photographs, subjects including George Yeats, W.B Yeats holding his infant daughter Anne etc, album size 143 x 123mm

(ii) album with inscription by ?Lilly Yeats at front "J.B. Yeats with love from [...] Yeats August 1913", 21 small photographs, including of Jack, Lily, Lolly, Ruth, in various countryside locations, including with horse and cab, on walls, by gates, in wildflower meadow, reclining in deck-chair, on Ruth's farm, playing croquet "at Jack's", album size 119 x 139mm

(iii) album entitled "Kileel 1913", 17 small photographs of the family trip to Borcha, Kilkeel, Co. Down, 12-19th August 1913, including of Dr Floyd and Lolly Yeats leaving Borcha in a motor car, country and seaside scenes (Annalong, barrels of fish, boats at sea, bathing), album size 142 x 198mm

(iv) 'Kodak Happy Moments' album entitled "Cork etc 1913 and 1914", 39 small photographs of Lily and Lolly, Jack and others in Cork, one page captioned "Cuala party at Red Ford Greystones July 26 1913", another "Vernon Mount" (one of the Girl Guides, another of the Peacock, another of "Mary Lane coming from the glen Vernon Mount Cork"), album size 174 x 218mm

(v) Kodak album signed on cover "E.C Yeats...1906", 54 photographs, including of "Jack and his cottage", George Pollexfen, Lily Yeats going to church at Rosses Point Sligo, Nettie Pollexfen, "E.C. Yeats reading in the bent Rosses Point", Jack with Cottie, and various houses and places (Dun Emer, Roland Hall, "Miss Howe's House Churchtown", Lily and Pixie "at the Scalp"), album size 209 x 257mm

(vi) Antrim Album, chiefly without captions, 49 photographs, subjects including Patrick Pearse ("...and his brother at St. Enda's"), Douglas Hyde, Lily Yeats, a large garden party and many others, album size 258 x 314mm [c.1914]

(vii) 'Nature Prints' album,  with captions, upwards of 100 photographs, beginning "On Board the Cedric Oct. 1906" (showing Lily, Lolly, Jack, Cottie, "Mrs Ford reading 'The Lake'", "Ferry crossing the River New York", "The Custom House", "Skyscrapers"), [menu card for S.S. Cedric for 11 October 1906 loosely inserted],  scenes of Rye, Dun Emer, St. John's Sligo, Drumcliffe, Jack's studio, Jack with model boat, John B. Yeats, further scenes of Sligo and Merville, Cuala in 1908, "Susie's school at Southampton", "Dancing in the Orchard", album size 228 x 273mm, 1906-8

(viii) album with captions, upwards of 45 photographs, of Yeats family visit to France (?c.1901/2, Rouen, St. Valery and elsewhere), of Lily and Lolly in the drawing room at 3 Blenheim Road, "Ruth doing her lessons", the Gormans in Co. Sligo, the Orr family in Yorkshire etc

various leather and cloth bindings


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