Travel & Exploration

Bonhams London
London, Knightsbridge

Date of the auction: 10.02.2021

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A George Philip & Son Limited 18 inch merchant shippers' globe,

The sphere applied with colour gores mounted in brass meridian with engraved quadrant scales in horizontal ring applied with printed degree compass point, zodiac and calendar scales, raised on three mahogany legs tapering in brass castors with stretcher centred by magnetic compass, 44in (112cm) high

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £7,000 - £10,000

Date: 10 Feb 2021

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ORTELIUS (ABRAHAM)

Typus orbis terrarum, double-page hand-coloured map engraved by F. Hogenberg, Latin text on verso, good margins [Shirley 122], 340 x 490mm., [Antwerp, 1574, or later

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £2,000 - £4,000

Date: 10 Feb 2021

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WORLD MAPS - EMBROIDERED

A pair of embroidered oval maps of the West and East hemispheres, each hand-stitched in various coloured threads on a silk ground, with a decorative border of trailing oak leaves and acorns in green and brown threads, mounted, framed and glazed (to show stitching on verso), diameter 535mm

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 10 Feb 2021

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HONDIUS (HENRICUS)

[CONTINENTS] America noviter delinieata; Asia recens summa cura delineata; Africae nova tabula; Europa exactissime descripta auctore, double-page hand-coloured engraved maps, decorative cartouches, English text on verso, first three mentioned paper toned, short tear at fold of America, map sheet of

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £1,000 - £2,000

Date: 10 Feb 2021

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British School

Ten watercolous taken from a soldier's sketchbook, to include the following: Spangmick, Pangong Lake, Tibet, 1856 Leh, Ladakh, India, 1856 (and another) Penang Island, Malaysia, 1856 Aberdeen Bay, Hong Kong Buddhist temple, Hong Kong, 1856 Macau from the West, 1857 Boats of HMS Hornet attacking a

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,800

Date: 10 Feb 2021

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Follower of John Webber

A pair of mountain landscapes believed to be in French Polynesia, possibly the Marquesas Islands oil on canvas each 45.4 x 60.6cm (17 7/8 x 23 7/8in). (2

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Date: 10 Feb 2021

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Follower of John Webber

A view believed to be a detail from the reverse of the ridge of Mount Otemanu, Bora Bora, French Polynesia oil on canvas 35.6 x 47.6cm (14 x 18 3/4in

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 10 Feb 2021

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Colonial School

A pair of views believed to depict Les Chutes de la Madeleine, New Caledonia watercolour and gum arabic on wove each 46.4 x 61cm (18 1/4 x 24in). (2

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 10 Feb 2021

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FREZIER (AMÉDÉE FRANÇOIS)

A Voyage to the South-Sea, and Along the Coasts of Chili and Peru, in the Years 1712, 1713, and 1714... with a Postscript by Dr. Edmund Halley, first edition in English, title printed in red and black, 37 engraved maps, charts and plates (many folding), by J. Senex, J.B. Scotin, N. Guérard and

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 10 Feb 2021

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MELBOURNE

COGNÉ (FRANCOIS) Swanston Street; Sandridge; Botanical Gardens, from Charles Troedel's "The Melbourne Album", tinted lithographs by and after Cogné, captioned in margins, 322 x 410mm., [Published at the Melbourne Album Office, c.1863] (3

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 10 Feb 2021

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LYCETT (JOSEPH)

A collection of 39 views, from "Views in Australia or New South Wales, & Van Dieman's Land Delineated, In Fifty Views, With Descriptive Letter Press", hand-coloured aquatint plates, some with accompanying letterpress descriptive text, loose [Abbey, Travel 570; Ferguson 974; Wantrup 218b], sheet 265

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 10 Feb 2021

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Frederic Casemero Terry

An Australian view believed to be in the forests of Illawarra, New South Wales signed 'F C TERRY' (lower right) watercolour 18.5 x 34cm (7 5/16 x 13 3/8in

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 10 Feb 2021

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Frederic Casemero Terry

A view of Australian coastal islands watercolour 17.5 x 22.6cm (6 7/8 x 8 7/8in

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £700 - £1,000

Date: 10 Feb 2021

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Albert Namatjira

A ghost gum on Washwood Stn. (Mt. Bowman) near Haasts Bluff, Central Australia signed 'ALBERT NAMATJIRA' (lower right) watercolour sheet 28 x 39.1cm (11 x 15 3/8in

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 10 Feb 2021

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Otto Pareroultja

A gum tree in an Australian landscape signed 'Otto Pareroultja' (lower left) watercolour 26 x 34.9cm (10 1/4 x 13 3/4in

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 10 Feb 2021

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William Dunn Knox

'The Home Paddock' signed 'W.D.KNOX.' (lower left), bears title (on board verso) oil on canvasboard 34.6 x 44.7cm (13 5/8 x 17 5/8in

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 10 Feb 2021

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Attributed to Samuel Augustus Perry

A view believed to be towards the Hawkesbury River in New South Wales, Australia watercolour 22.2 x 32.7cm (8 3/4 x 12 7/8in). unframed

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 10 Feb 2021

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Sir John Longstaff

A still life of mushrooms signed and dated 'J Longstaff 40' (lower right) oil on canvas 28 x 38.1cm (11 x 15in

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 10 Feb 2021

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Russell Drysdale

Woman in a bonnet signed 'Russell Drysdale' (lower left) ink on paper 31.1 x 23.5cm (12 1/4 x 9 1/4in

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 10 Feb 2021

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Russell Drysdale

Station hand inscribed 'station hand' (verso) ink and wash on paper 36.5 x 23.5cm (14 3/8 x 9 1/4in). with a head study of the station hand drawn in ink on the reverse

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 10 Feb 2021

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John Gully

The Remarkables from the edge Lake Wakatipu, Otago, New Zealand signed and dated 'JOHN GULLY/1882' (lower right) watercolour 35.3 x 63.5cm (13 7/8 x 25in

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 10 Feb 2021

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ORTELIUS (ABRAHAM)

Asiae nova descriptio, double-page hand-coloured engraved map, decorative cartouche, ships in the sea areas, Latin text on verso, good margin, 275 x 495mm., [Antwerp, 1584, or later

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 10 Feb 2021

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INDONESIA - PHOTOGRAPHY

Album of 48 views in Aceh, Ambon Island, Surabaya, Jakarta, Singapore and Penang, albumen prints, by various photographers (one of "Singapore Fruits" by Lambert), mounted one per page, ink captions in Dutch, images 210 x 700mm. (15), and smaller, contemporary red cloth, oblong folio, [1890s

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 10 Feb 2021

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Colonial School

Chinese labourers cutting palm fronds in an Asian landscape; Chinese labourers battling fast water to transport goods through a rocky gorge, a pair oil on canvas 46 x 61cm (18 1/8 x 24in).(2

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 10 Feb 2021

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Anak Agung Gede Sobrat

A busy market in Indonesia signed 'A.A.Gde Sobrat' (lower centre) oil on canvas 124.5 x 83.5cm (49 x 32 7/8in

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Date: 10 Feb 2021

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Justin Nuyda

Untitled (Mindscapes Series) signed and dated 'J.NUYDA/74' (lower right) oil on canvas 75.9 x 75.9cm (29 7/8 x 29 7/8in

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 10 Feb 2021

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Ong Kim Seng

United Overseas Bank Plaza from Singapore River signed, dated and inscribed 'OKSeng AWS/Nov 96' (lower right) watercolour 36.5 x 53cm (14 3/8 x 20 7/8in

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 10 Feb 2021

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Chuah Thean Teng

A couple embracing, with durian and other fruits signed 'Teng' (lower right) batik on fabric 88.6 x 54.6cm (34 7/8 x 21 1/2in

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 10 Feb 2021

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Chuah Thean Teng

'Mother and Child' signed 'Teng' (lower right) batik on fabric 55 x 43.8cm (21 5/8 x 17 1/4in

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 10 Feb 2021

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ROYALTY - KING OF SIAM

Fine portrait of the King Rama V [Chulalongkorn], of Siam, standing in European suit with bowler hat, on the steps of Frijsenborg Castle in Denmark, gelatin silver print by R.R. Kirkegaard (photographer's blindstamp credit lower right), window-mounted, image approximately 225 x 173mm., [1907

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 10 Feb 2021