INDIA and FAR EAST An album of upwards of 200 views and portraits in India, Ceylon, China, Japan and Burma, [1913-1914]
Lot 333
FAR EAST and INDIA. An album of upwards of 200 views and portraits in India, Ceylon, China, Japan and Burma, [1913-1914]
Sold for £875 (US$ 1,486) inc. premium
Lot Details
FAR EAST and INDIA
An album of upwards of 150 views and portraits in India, Ceylon, China, Japan (some presumed to be by Ponting) and Burma, various processes, manuscript captions on the mounts, typically mounted two or more per page and back to back, 245 x 290mm. or smaller, half morocco, upper cover detached (300 x 415mm.), oblong folio, [1913-1914]

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  • Comprising: predominantly architectural views in Agra, Delhi, Benares (including the Taj, Agra Fort and a number of temples); views in Rangoon, including a Buddhist priest, Shwe Dagon pagoda and portraits of Burmese women; views in Colombo; Singhalese tea pickers, street vendors and "devil dancers"; the Summer Palace, Peking; portraits of the Emperor Puyi and President Yuan Shikai; the Great Wall of China; the Forbidden City; the temple at Miyajima; Japanese girls and children; Mount Fuji, and Nikko.
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