MALTA Photographic album of street, city and landscape views (mostly Valetta), [1920s]; and 2 watercolours of Malta, one by Krasnoff (3)
Lot 174
MALTA Photographic album of street, city and landscape views (mostly Valetta), [1920s]; and 2 watercolours of Malta, one by Krasnoff (3)
Sold for £5,625 (US$ 9,472) inc. premium
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MALTA
Photographic album of street, city and landscape views (mostly Valetta), military, naval and society life on Malta, compiled by Major Braneker who was stationed on the island in the early 1920s, approximatately 36 pages with up to 10 views per page (mostly amateur, a couple by F. Ellis, one full-page captioned on the image "Farewell to Admiral Sir John de Robeck, Custom House, Malta"), some related newspaper cuttings, and several pages of photographs relating to Braneker's service in Salonica during WWI, cloth, 4to, [1920s]--KRASNOFF (NICHOLAS, Russian artist) A view of the coast of Malta, pen, ink and watercolour, window-mounted, image to view 100 x 175mm., signed and captioned "Malta, N. Krasnoff"--View of Mellieha, from across the bay, oil on board, 220 x 170mm., [1920s) (3)

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  • There is an additional album and portrait in this lot (5 items in all)
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