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Auction: Travel, Atlases, Maps and Natural History, London 17 November 2015

Sotheby's next auction of Travel, Atlases, Maps and Natural History, will take place in London on 17 November 2015. Viewing will be 12, 13, 15 and 16 November or other times by appointment. The auction includes photographs of Spain, Polar Exploration, the Middle East, Latin America, Africa, Burma, China, India, Japan, Korea,…See More
Nov 5, 2015
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Auction: Travel, Atlases, Maps and Natural History (including Photographs) 30 April

Travel, Atlases, Maps and Natural HistoryLondon30 April 2015Viewing 25-29 April(early viewing by appointment) Online catalogue:…See More
Mar 27, 2015
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Auction: Exploration & Discovery 1576-1939. The Library of Franklin Brooke-Hitching. Part 3, K-P at Sotheby's London

March 19, 2015 all day
CLICK HERE for online catalogue Over 40 years, Franklin Brooke-Hitching assembled the finest private collection of English language books relating to voyages, exploration and discovery from the 16th century to the 1930s. The collection includes many rare photographically illustrated books from the 19th and early twentieth century. Viewing: 15-18 MarchSee More
Mar 16, 2015
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May 19, 2013
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Auction: Travel, Atlases, Maps and Natural History (including Photographs) at Sotheby's, 34-35 New Bond Street, London W1A 2AA

May 14, 2013 from 10:30am to 2:30pm
Sotheby's e-catalogue Highlights include early photographs of China by Felice Beato (Lot 185), including a 6-plate panorama of Peking taken during the Second Opium War (1860) and a fine album of albumen prints by John Thomson (Lot 202) of Swatow, Amoy and Formosa (Taiwan) (c.1871).See More
Apr 18, 2013
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Auction: Fine Travel and Plate Books: A Private Collection at Sotheby's

February 28, 2013 all day
Lot 57. Francis Frith. Egypt, Sinai and Jerusalem. [c.1858], 20 mammoth albumen prints (485 x 390mm., or the reverse), in the original dark green half morocco bindingEstimate £100,000-150,000 GBPSee More
Feb 17, 2013
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Carte de Visite

Focussing on all facets of the history of the carte de visite and the photographers that made them in Great Britain and around the world.See More
Jan 8, 2013
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Auction update: Highly important Julia Margaret Cameron/G.F. Watts album

The earliest known album of photographs compiled by Julia Margaret Cameron, including 15 unique images (most of which were hitherto unrecorded), and unseen on the market for more than forty years, sold at Sotheby's London on 12 December 2012 in the sale of English Literature and History for £121,250 (inc.buyer's…See More
Dec 12, 2012
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Travel, Atlases, Maps and Natural History (including Photographs) at Sotheby's

November 15, 2012 from 10am to 5pm
http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2012/travel-atlases-maps-natural-history-l12405/lots.list.1.html#fkeys=filter-medium:-PhotographsPhotographic highlights include:John Thomson’s album “Foochow and the River Min. 1873” (lot 103) and a newly-discovered collection of photographs of Mecca by Al Sayyid Abd…See More
Nov 12, 2012
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"Hi Richard  I'm just finishing off writing the first Historical Group E-Newslettter which should be sent out on Friday.  Can I suggest that you look at as soon as it arrives as there may be items in which you will be…"
Sep 4, 2012
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Travel, Atlases, Maps and Natural History at Sotheby's London

November 15, 2011 from 10am to 3pm
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…See More
Sep 26, 2011
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Travel, Atlases, Maps and Natural History at Sotheby's

November 4, 2010 all day
Auction including topographical photographs of Malta, Polar exploration, Greece, Ceylon, India, West Africa, the Middle East, Iran, Turkey, Egypt, Bermuda and Colombia.Exhibition:Sunday 31 October 12noon-5pmMonday 1 November 9am-4.30pmTuesday 2 Novemebr 9am-4.30pmWednesday 3 November 9am-4.30pmAuction:Thursday 4 November 10.30amSee More
Oct 15, 2010
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Auction: Victorian 'Spirit Photographs' album / 11 July 2017

Victorian 'Spirit Photographs'. Album of 29 photographs by Frederick Hudson and others. The majority of the photographs are evidently the work of a single photographer and are highly reminiscent of known photographs by F.M. Parkes. They are typical of "spirit photographs" produced in the late 1860s and early 1870s by…

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Auction: Darwin by Julia Margaret Cameron / 11 July 2017

The Garrett Herman collection is an unusually comprehensive group of works centred on Charles Darwin, his influences, and those who he influenced in turn. 

At the outset of his collecting life, Mr Herman concentrated on books included in Printing and the Mind of Man and Bern Dibner’s…

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Auction: David Wilke Wynfield collection of portraits of artists and other friends / 11 July 2017

David Wilke Wynfield (1837-1887).  A COLLECTION OF 19 PHOTOGRAPH PORTRAITS OF ARTISTS AND OTHER FRIENDS, COMPRISING:
Sir John Everett Millais, Frederick R. Pickersgill, Richard Ansdell, P.H.…
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Posted on July 5, 2017 at 16:30

Auction: Fox Talbot photograph discovered in Mundy family album at Sotheby's London

A new photograph by William Henry Fox Talbot has been discovered in an album brought to Sotheby's for valuation. The early photogenic drawing shows a negative of a fern. Also in the album is a faded photograph showing a print which is signed by Talbot and dated 1839. 

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At 15:33 on July 9, 2012, Donald Stewart said…

Hi Richard  I'm just finishing off writing the first Historical Group E-Newslettter which should be sent out on Friday.  Can I suggest that you look at as soon as it arrives as there may be items in which you will be interested. 

Best wishes and hope to see you soon, Donald.

 
 
 

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