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Richard Fattorini's Blog – November 2012 Archive (1)

Auction Record: Thomson's Foochow and the River Min, 1873

A rare album of photographs of China by John Thomson titled 'Foochow and the River Min' (1873) sold for an auction world-record of £349,250 (including buyer's premium) at Sotheby's on 15 November 2012. One of an edition of only 46, this album was offered for sale by descendants of the original tea-merchant…


Added by Richard Fattorini on November 19, 2012 at 10:30 — No Comments

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