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Europe, Palestine, Syria, Africa, Photo Album, 1894-1900.

Auction:
3245T
Lot:
1092
Sold for:
$308$250

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3245T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 08, 2019 12:00PM

Description:

Europe, Palestine, Syria, Africa, Photo Album, 1894-1900. Folio-format album put together by a French-Canadian curate from Saint-√Člie-de-Caxton, with large and small purchased albumen views pasted on heavy card pages, and approximately forty-four small images taken by the traveler; in total, approximately 177 photos depicting the pyramids, Mount Tabor, African dancers, the Sphinx, Carthage, an ossuary, Venice, ethnographic images, including an Arab spice market, the Vesuvius crater, Cordoba, Nazareth, Assisi, Pompeii, some images of the stations of the Cross in Jerusalem, Tunis, Cairo, Rouen, The Hague, Bordeaux, Lyon, Malta, Madrid, the Alhambra, Athens, Lourdes, Pisa, and other locations, some views signed in the negative by Bonfils, Zangaki, Esposito, Salviati, others unsigned, in a "Gilson Adjustable Album," 12 1/2 x 9 3/4 in.
Estimate $200-300


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Athens, Cairo, Cordoba, Lyon, Madrid, Tunis, Malta, Palestinian Territories, Syria, Alhambra, Andalusia, Autonomous communities of Spain, Giza Plateau, Great Sphinx of Giza, Metropolitan City of Naples, Mount Vesuvius, Osci, Pompeii, Visual arts

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