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Auction: Classic Travel Photographs - until 25 March

Sotheby's online auction of Classic Travel Photographs showcases works from the mid-19th - to the early 20th-century by Peter H. Emerson, Francis Frith, John Burke, William Saunders, Roger Fenton, and Gustave Le Gray, among others.

Arranged alphabetically by country from Afghanistan to Vietnam, the sale is led by a complete copy of Emerson and Goodall’s magnificent photobook “Life and Landscape on the Norfolk Broads” (1886) illustrated with 40 fine platinum prints (lot 33).

delighted to present a splendid collection of finely framed city panoramas including rare views of Rio de Janeiro, Shanghai, Istanbul, New York, Budapest, Kabul, Hong Kong, Havana, Sydney, Nagasaki, Cape Town, and Jerusalem. With estimates starting at only £400, there is something for every collector.


For more details and to view the catalogue click here.

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