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China, Japan & Singapore.- Pair of albums of naval and

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China, Japan & Singapore.- Pair of albums of naval and

Lot 0206 Details

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China, Japan & Singapore.- Pair of albums of naval and topographical studies in Japan, China, Hong Kong, Korea and Singapore, 100 silver gelatin prints and 33 hand-coloured albumen prints, each captioned below in ink, each c.90 x 130mm. or smaller, Japanese red lacquered pictorial boards, folding concertina-style, c.1903.

Saleroom notice: this lot does not include 33 hand-coloured albumen prints.

⁂ Includes picking tea, planting rice, rickshaws, Nagasaki harbour, shop fronts, street scenes and geishas. Three images form a panorama of Hong Kong Bay.

Provenance: 'To Evelyn Haselfoot from her brother Francis E.B. Haselfoot, being an album containing photographs taken in China, December 1903' (inscription). Haselfoot was on board H.M.S. Blenheim in the Far east in 1904.
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China, Japan & Singapore.- Pair of albums of naval and

Estimate £300 - £400
Sep 26, 2019
Starting Price £280
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Est. £300 - £400Starting Price £280
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Thu, Sep 26, 2019 08:00 AM
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Lot 0206 Details

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China, Japan & Singapore.- Pair of albums of naval and topographical studies in Japan, China, Hong Kong, Korea and Singapore, 100 silver gelatin prints and 33 hand-coloured albumen prints, each captioned below in ink, each c.90 x 130mm. or smaller, Japanese red lacquered pictorial boards, folding concertina-style, c.1903.

Saleroom notice: this lot does not include 33 hand-coloured albumen prints.

⁂ Includes picking tea, planting rice, rickshaws, Nagasaki harbour, shop fronts, street scenes and geishas. Three images form a panorama of Hong Kong Bay.

Provenance: 'To Evelyn Haselfoot from her brother Francis E.B. Haselfoot, being an album containing photographs taken in China, December 1903' (inscription). Haselfoot was on board H.M.S. Blenheim in the Far east in 1904.

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