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Auction: Cottingley fairies continue to enchant / 11 April 2019

Dominic Winter auctions are to offer six lots, including a camera, from Christine Lynch, the daughter of Frances Griffiths, the younger of the two cousins who first perpetrated the hoax back in 1917. The material is expected to realise over £50,000.  The consignment includes photographs of the fairies, a Cameo camera. 

It can be seen here: https://www.dominicwinter.co.uk/Auction/Search?st=cottingley&st...

Two other cameras are in the collection of the National Science and Media Museum, Bradford. 

The auction includes other vintage and collectable photographs, stereoscopy and photographic equipment. The catalogue can be seen here: https://www.dominicwinter.co.uk/Auction/Search?au=671

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