Martin John Last commented on Michael Pritchard's blog post Auction: early album of India and Egypt from c1851 / 5 December 2023
"I was thinking of bidding on this lot (and got a scan of the whole album from the auctioneer) but I also had a feeling that it would go well beyond what I was prepared to pay. I wasn't wrong. It went for GBP 135,000 before buyer's premium/fees of at…"
Dec 18, 2023
Martin John Last commented on Lissa Mitchell's blog post J. Beattie - Clifton
" Are you sure these are painted CDVs? They look more like cased painted salt prints from the 1850s or 1860s to me. I have similar cased painted salt prints from Claudet and Kilburn. "
Sep 25, 2023