BURTON BROTHERS Album of 52 views of New Zealand by the photographic studio of Burton Brothers, including native portraits/groups (4), Dunedin (6), Wakatipu (6), Milford Sound (10), Lake Manapouri (2), Lake Wanaka (2), Wanganuri River, Otira gorge, Queenstown, Rere Lake, White Terrace (3), and 4 locals with a canoe at Pink Terrace, [Dunedin, 1880s]; Album of views of Australia (18), New Zealand (15, including 2 by Hart, Campbell& Co.), United States (15) and Italy (43, mostly Frith Series), albumen views, mostly mounted one per page, neatly captioned in ink beneath the image, morocco gilt, g.e., oblong folio, [1880s] (2)

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BURTON BROTHERS
Album of 52 views of New Zealand by the photographic studio of Burton Brothers, including native portraits/groups (4), Dunedin (6), Wakatipu (6), Milford Sound (10), Lake Manapouri (2), Lake Wanaka (2), Wanganuri River, Otira gorge, Queenstown, Rere Lake, White Terrace (3), and 4 locals with a canoe at Pink Terrace, [Dunedin, 1880s]; Album of views of Australia (18), New Zealand (15, including 2 by Hart, Campbell& Co.), United States (15) and Italy (43, mostly Frith Series), albumen views, mostly mounted one per page, neatly captioned in ink beneath the image, morocco gilt, g.e., oblong folio, [1880s] (2)

Sold for £ 2,750 (US$ 3,782) inc. premium
BURTON BROTHERS
Album of 52 views of New Zealand by the photographic studio of Burton Brothers, including native portraits/groups (4), Dunedin (6), Wakatipu (6), Milford Sound (10), Lake Manapouri (2), Lake Wanaka (2), Wanganuri River, Otira gorge, Queenstown, Rere Lake, White Terrace (3), and 4 locals with a canoe at Pink Terrace, albumen prints captioned and signed in the image (approximately 147 x 206mm.), mounted one per page (mostly recto only) on stiff card, 6 albumen prints (mostly of harvesting at Southland, N.Z.) by Morris loosely inserted, contemporary morocco-backed wooden boards (with elaborate design using 16 New Zealand woods, noted on label inside lower cover), gilt lettered "New Zealand scenery" on spine, g.e., 4to, [Dunedin, 1880s]; Album of views of Australia (18), New Zealand (15, including 2 by Hart, Campbell& Co.), United States (15) and Italy (43, mostly Frith Series), albumen views, mostly mounted one per page, neatly captioned in ink beneath the image, morocco gilt, g.e., oblong folio, [1880s] (2)

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  • Provenance: First item, Mr & Mrs George Gibson Jnr., presentation label dated 1888 pasted inside upper cover.
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BURTON BROTHERS Album of 52 views of New Zealand by the photographic studio of Burton Brothers, including native portraits/groups (4), Dunedin (6), Wakatipu (6), Milford Sound (10), Lake Manapouri (2), Lake Wanaka (2), Wanganuri River, Otira gorge, Queenstown, Rere Lake, White Terrace (3), and 4 locals with a canoe at Pink Terrace, [Dunedin, 1880s]; Album of views of Australia (18), New Zealand (15, including 2 by Hart, Campbell& Co.), United States (15) and Italy (43, mostly Frith Series), albumen views, mostly mounted one per page, neatly captioned in ink beneath the image, morocco gilt, g.e., oblong folio, [1880s] (2)
BURTON BROTHERS Album of 52 views of New Zealand by the photographic studio of Burton Brothers, including native portraits/groups (4), Dunedin (6), Wakatipu (6), Milford Sound (10), Lake Manapouri (2), Lake Wanaka (2), Wanganuri River, Otira gorge, Queenstown, Rere Lake, White Terrace (3), and 4 locals with a canoe at Pink Terrace, [Dunedin, 1880s]; Album of views of Australia (18), New Zealand (15, including 2 by Hart, Campbell& Co.), United States (15) and Italy (43, mostly Frith Series), albumen views, mostly mounted one per page, neatly captioned in ink beneath the image, morocco gilt, g.e., oblong folio, [1880s] (2)
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