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Auction: Photography: From West to East / Dominic Winter Auctioneers / Thursday 3 October

Photography in China is the dominant theme in Dominic Winter’s 320-lot photography sale on 3rd October.Highlight among the 50 China lots is the notoriously rare Views on the North River (1870) by John Thomson (1837-1921), estimated at £15,000-20,000. But with only 4 copies in institutions and even fewer copies in private hands it may well exceed expectations. The copy,…See More
Sep 22
Chris Albury replied to Paul Kay's discussion Looking for early photos of the Menai Suspension and Britannia Tubular Bridges
"In April 2003 we sold three small salt prints, on two pieces of card, showing the construction of the Britannia Tubular Bridge in 1849. I have the full description and (sadly just) one image of the largest photograph (125 x 145 mm), initialled J.P.…"
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Auction: Photography: From West to East / Dominic Winter Auctioneers / Thursday 3 October

Photography in China is the dominant theme in Dominic Winter’s 320-lot photography sale on 3rd October.

Highlight among the 50 China lots is the notoriously rare Views on the North River (1870) by John Thomson (1837-1921), estimated at £15,000-20,000. But with only 4 copies in…

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Posted on September 22, 2019 at 0:00

Auction: Vintage & Modern Photography / Dominic Winter Auctioneers / Thursday 4 October

Dominic Winter’s latest catalogue for their Vintage & Modern Photography auction is now online. The auction takes place on Thursday 4th November and comprises 300 lots, following on from the first 100-lot session of Postcards, Documents, Autographs & Ephemera which start the sale.

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Posted on September 21, 2018 at 17:30

Auction: Photography: The First 150 Years / Dominic Winter Auctioneers / Friday 9 March

Dominic Winter’s Photography: The First 150 Years spring auction takes place on Friday 9th March and features 19th and 20th century photography in all its many guises. 

The highlight of the auction is predicted to be an iconic albumen print portrait of Sir John Herschel by Julia Margaret Cameron (Cox & Ford no. 674), which is not only has excellent tones…

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Posted on February 10, 2018 at 15:30

Auction: Photography / Wednesday 4 October

Dominic Winter's biannual auction of Photography takes place at their salerooms in Gloucestershire on Wednesday 4 October. The sale comprises 140 lots (297-347) and includes a mixture of 19th and 20th century material from salt prints and daguerreotypes to Polaroids and C-prints. Estimates for single and group lots range from £100 to £5000. Catalogues are available in…

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Posted on September 27, 2017 at 17:30

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