TRIPE (LINNAEUS) 23 photographs, chiefly of India, [1858]

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Lot 117
TRIPE (LINNAEUS)
23 photographs, chiefly of India, [1858]

Sold for £ 70,000 (US$ 87,038) inc. premium
TRIPE (LINNAEUS)
23 photographs, chiefly of India, salt prints or lightly albumenized prints, some captioned on verso in pencil, approximately 280 x 370mm. (a few smaller), [1858]

Footnotes

  • Appointed official photographer to the Madras Presidency, Linnaeus Tripe "left Bangalore in December 1857, transporting his photographic equipment in bullock carts, on a 700-mile expedition to photograph temples, palaces, landscapes, and public works in the Salem district, Srirangam, Trichinopoly, Madura, Pudukkottai, and Tanjore" (ODNB). He issued nine large photographic albums in 1860, covering these regions. Images in the present lot comprise:

    (i) Madura: Permaul Pagoda, Bimanum from Corner of Court; Secunder Malay, Munduppum, in Front of the [Therooparungoonrum] Pagoda; the Kulyana Mundapam, Meenakshi Sundareshvara Temple; [Trimul Naik's] Palace Sessions Court from North Side; Trimul Naik's Choultry, Entrance from Portico to Central Nave from Outside; entrance to the Temple of Minakshi in the great Pagoda; Secunder Malay; Palace of Trimul Naik with Mr. Fischer's School House in foreground.

    (ii) Trichinopoly: view of ghats.

    (iii) Srirangam: Great Pagoda at Seringham, View of the line of Gopurams from the top of the Raya Gopuram [Ranganatha Temple, Srirangam]; the Third Gopuram; a small four-pillared Mundapum inside the Second Gopuram.

    (iv) Tanjore: Subrahmanya Swami's Temple, Tanjore; northern side of the great central Tower and the Temple of Parvati; the Great Bull from the Gateway; facade on the West Side of the Nayakar Durbar Hill; arcade on the inner side of the wall surrounding the Great Pagoda.

    (v) Other: a British house in India; view of three small gopurams; shield in the Central Museum in Madras; photographic copy of Robert Gill's painting of frescoes in the Ajanta Caves; Meare Fish House, Somerset; study of Chinese wood carving.
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TRIPE (LINNAEUS) 23 photographs, chiefly of India, [1858]
TRIPE (LINNAEUS) 23 photographs, chiefly of India, [1858]
TRIPE (LINNAEUS) 23 photographs, chiefly of India, [1858]
TRIPE (LINNAEUS) 23 photographs, chiefly of India, [1858]
TRIPE (LINNAEUS) 23 photographs, chiefly of India, [1858]
TRIPE (LINNAEUS) 23 photographs, chiefly of India, [1858]
TRIPE (LINNAEUS) 23 photographs, chiefly of India, [1858]
TRIPE (LINNAEUS) 23 photographs, chiefly of India, [1858]
TRIPE (LINNAEUS) 23 photographs, chiefly of India, [1858]
TRIPE (LINNAEUS) 23 photographs, chiefly of India, [1858]
TRIPE (LINNAEUS) 23 photographs, chiefly of India, [1858]
TRIPE (LINNAEUS) 23 photographs, chiefly of India, [1858]
TRIPE (LINNAEUS) 23 photographs, chiefly of India, [1858]
TRIPE (LINNAEUS) 23 photographs, chiefly of India, [1858]
TRIPE (LINNAEUS) 23 photographs, chiefly of India, [1858]
TRIPE (LINNAEUS) 23 photographs, chiefly of India, [1858]
TRIPE (LINNAEUS) 23 photographs, chiefly of India, [1858]
TRIPE (LINNAEUS) 23 photographs, chiefly of India, [1858]
TRIPE (LINNAEUS) 23 photographs, chiefly of India, [1858]
TRIPE (LINNAEUS) 23 photographs, chiefly of India, [1858]
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