SOUTH AMERICA A large quantity of views of South America, including photographs (quantity)
Lot 219
SOUTH AMERICA A large quantity of views of South America, including photographs (quantity)
Sold for £5,000 (US$ 8,395) inc. premium
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PHOTOGRAPHY
SOUTH AMERICA
A quantity of upwards of 300 views of various South America countries, including new building projects, inhabitants, etc., mostly gelatin silver prints, most captioned (in ink or pasted-on labels) on verso, various sizes, [mostly 1940s/50s]

Footnotes

  • Includes views in Cuba, Ecuador (some by Bodo Wuth), Costa Rica, Chile (relating to the nitrate industry), Argentina, Venezuela, Mexico, Honduras, Nicuragua, El Salvador Panama, Haiti (many of the last 5 mentioned taken in the 50s by P. Morin), Bolivia (21 mounted, by Ifor Rees, from 1943-47 British Minister to Bolivia and the first Ambassador there from 1947-1949), and others.
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