Lot 454 of 515:
1898 UK Photo Album  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$84
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
"Sunny Memories" photograph album of England and Scotland
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Date:
[1898]
Description:

12x14 in., red cloth stamped in gilt. Over 150 photographs, photo postcards, cyanotypes, and some engraved illustrations. Most are pasted onto album pages.

 

Images are of various sites around England and Scotland, including Windsor Castle and several scenes of Stratford-upon-Avon. There are many photographs of steamships, possibly the S.S. Furnessia, and family and individual portraits.

Front and back pastedowns are covered by newspaper clippings from the London Observer detailing George Dewey's victory in Manila, dated May 8 & 9, 1898. The rear pastedown also includes a program for the Grand Concert in the Saloon of the S.S. Furnessia, dated August 12, 1898.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Album is disintegrating, but photos intact; overall poor.`
 
Item number:
307681
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