BURMA and SIERRA LEONE A good album of upwards of sixty images including a group of twenty images relating to Burma (most, if not all, by Felice Beato), others of India, Sierra Leone, France and the British Isles
Lot 215
BURMA and SIERRA LEONE A good album of upwards of sixty images including a group of twenty images relating to Burma (most, if not all, by Felice Beato), others of India, Sierra Leone, France and the British Isles
Sold for £1,080 (US$ 1,703) inc. premium

Lot Details
BURMA and SIERRA LEONE
A good album of upwards of sixty images including a group of twenty images relating to Burma (most, if not all, by Felice Beato), others of India, Sierra Leone, France and the British Isles, mostly albumen prints, original black morocco, lettered 'E.E.R.' on upper cover, extremities worn, upper cover detached, oblong folio 370 x 450mm., 1870s and later

Footnotes

  • A loosely-inserted list gives captions to the Burmese images and is signed E.E. Ricketts (see upper cover of album). The Sierra Leone group (16 gelatin silver prints) is of considerable interest including: Kroo Bay; Freetown from King Tom (panorama); Freetown from Mt. Aureol (panorama); Port Lokkoh; Ascension Town; Pademba Road; Moa River; Washerwomen Fourah Bay; H.M.S. Goldfinch, and a loosely-inserted view of the native welcome to General Graves on a platform of the Sierra Leone Railway with carriage (stamp on verso of A. Lisk-Carew of photographer of Freetown. Others include: Ranikhet (4); Umballa hunting trip Christmas 1899 (6); Lucknow (2); Dagshai (4); Simla (2), and a loosely inserted pair depicting elephants together with printed captions denoting them as Nos. 5 and 10 from an elephant-related series [1888]. See additional illustration on preceding page.
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