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Originally published in 1858, the world's largest photo book was sold at auction this week for £337,250 from its original estimate of £50,000 – £70,000. The book is made up of 20, un-enlarged prints of Egypt, Sinai and Jerusalem taken by Frith during a trip Frith took to the Middle East in 1856 using the wet collodion process. Each measure a colossal 30in x 21in.
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