AUSTRALIA and NEW ZEALAND Album belonging to a member of the Crew of HMS Rapid, containing views of Australia, New Zealand, India and Ceylon

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Lot 190
AUSTRALIA and NEW ZEALAND
Album belonging to a member of the Crew of HMS Rapid, containing views of Australia, New Zealand, India and Ceylon

Sold for £ 288 (US$ 396) inc. premium
AUSTRALIA and NEW ZEALAND
Album belonging to a member of the Crew of HMS Rapid, containing views of Australia, New Zealand, India and Ceylon, 42 albumen prints, mounted, some signed, captioned and numbered in negative, printed caption pasted to accompany one view, some ink captions and dates, contemporary half morocco, small oblong 4to, 1887-1888

Footnotes

  • Credits include: Burton Brothers (6); Connolly Photo, Wellington (3); Zangaki.

    Images various sizes and include: HMS Rapid and her crew (6, including the ship's pet goat "Bill"); HMS Calliope en route from Wellington to Sydney; the Russian man-of-war "D' Rhynda", launched 1887; punt race, fleet regatta, January 1888 and HMS Calliope; Maori homes and canoes (3); Wellington (3); Auckland; Christchurch; the spot where Captain Cook first found fresh water in New Zealand; Melbourne (4); Sydney (5); Colombo in 1887; native portrait in Bombay, taken by a P&O officer; Cairo by Zangaki; Giza; Moses' Well; Suez Canal.
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