ANTARCTIC, BRITISH ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION, 1910-13 PONTING (HERBERT GEORGE) An album containing 108 silver gelatin contact prints by Ponting, together with photographic prints of 5 maps illustrative of the expedition and a further print to represent the stamps and franks used by the expedition

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ANTARCTIC, BRITISH ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION, 1910-13
PONTING (HERBERT GEORGE) An album containing 108 silver gelatin contact prints by Ponting, together with photographic prints of 5 maps illustrative of the expedition and a further print to represent the stamps and franks used by the expedition

Sold for £ 4,780 (US$ 6,373) inc. premium
ANTARCTIC, BRITISH ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION, 1910-13
PONTING (HERBERT GEORGE) An album containing 108 silver gelatin contact prints by Ponting, together with photographic prints of 5 maps illustrative of the expedition and a further print to represent the stamps and franks used by the expedition, mounted on grey paper, each with a numbered code on the mount, some with contemporary captions (a few supplied later), average print size 120 by 170mm., later cloth, 4to, [c.1913]

Footnotes

  • This album was compiled by R.H. Chennell (the vendor’s father), and managing director of Raines & Co. The company were specialist enlargers, and engaged to produce many (if not all) of the carbon prints for the Fine Art Society exhibition of Ponting's Antarctic photographs. It is presumed that this album contains the images for which Raines’ were responsible.
ANTARCTIC, BRITISH ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION, 1910-13 PONTING (HERBERT GEORGE) An album containing 108 silver gelatin contact prints by Ponting, together with photographic prints of 5 maps illustrative of the expedition and a further print to represent the stamps and franks used by the expedition
ANTARCTIC, BRITISH ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION, 1910-13 PONTING (HERBERT GEORGE) An album containing 108 silver gelatin contact prints by Ponting, together with photographic prints of 5 maps illustrative of the expedition and a further print to represent the stamps and franks used by the expedition
ANTARCTIC, BRITISH ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION, 1910-13 PONTING (HERBERT GEORGE) An album containing 108 silver gelatin contact prints by Ponting, together with photographic prints of 5 maps illustrative of the expedition and a further print to represent the stamps and franks used by the expedition
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