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Travel, Atlases, Maps and Natural History

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Travel, Atlases, Maps and Natural History

Time: November 15, 2011 from 10am to 3pm
Location: Sotheby's London
Street: 34-35 New Bond Street
City/Town: London
Website or Map: http://www.sothebys.com/en/au…
Phone: 44 (0)20 7293 5301
Event Type: auction
Organized By: Richard Fattorini
Latest Activity: Sep 26, 2011

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Event Description

Sotheby’s is delighted to announce the exciting discovery of over 220 photographs by the British photographer Linnaeus Tripe of India and Burma taken in the mid-1850s including 42 photographs of which no other prints are recorded, and five previously unknown photographs by Tripe.
These photographs were presented by the photographer to the Governor-General of India, the 1st Marquess of Dalhousie and have come by descent to the present owner.

The sale also includes early photographs of Siam by Francis Chit, Japan by Felice Beato, Egypt and the Soudan by Pierre Trémaux, Hong Kong by Floyd, Mecca and Medina by Snouck Hurgronje, Africa by James Chapman together with other topographical photographs including Argentina, Saudi Arabia, Goa, Constantinople, Venice and the Holy Land.

Exhibition: London: 11, 13 and 14 November

Auction in London: 15 November 2011
Travel, Atlases, Maps and Natural History ( L11405)

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