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Fine Books, Manuscripts, Atlases and Historical Photographs / LONDON - KENSINGTON Album containing 87 photographs, some of Kensington taken by Dr. Arthur Roberts of Kensington, 1860s-70s

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LONDON - KENSINGTON
Album containing 87 photographs, some of Kensington taken by Dr. Arthur Roberts of Kensington, [1860s-70s]
27 November 2018, 13:00 GMT
London, Knightsbridge

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LONDON - KENSINGTON

Album containing 87 photographs, some of Kensington taken by Dr. Arthur Roberts of Kensington, albumen prints, mounted, various sizes, mostly captioned below in ink, contemporary half morocco, rubbed, small folio (365 x 260mm.), [1860s-70s]

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A series of early photographs of Kensington, along with various British and Continental topographical views. Images include: Earl's Court Farm in the winter of 1873-4; the Old St Mary Abbots Church 1862; series of 5 images of the same during demolition "by me A. Roberts"; High Street Kensington 1868; Kensington Palace 1870; Old Public House in King Street 1869; Kensington Square "photographed by me A. Roberts 1872"; rooftop view of King Street 1867; Little Holland House 1874 (2).

Provenance: Arthur and Fanny Roberts, bookplate dated 1874.

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