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Auction: Travel, Atlases, Maps and Natural History / London: 14 May 2019

Sotheby's upcoming auction of travel and natural history on 14 May includes several items of photographic interest. 

  • A copy of Dobbie’s cyanotypes of ferns, c1880.  A copy was recently exhibited in the NY exhibition on Anna Atkins. 
  • A collection of Times newspaper press photos by Harry Burton of the opening of the tomb of Tutankhamun
  • an album of photos of Captain Scott’s Terra Nova expedition

and Beato photos of China (including photos of Crealock’s drawings) and India

The link here will take you to the photography lots. 

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