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ALBUM OF PHOTOGRAPHS OF NEW SOUTH WALES

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Estimate: £200 - £300
ca. US$287 - US$431
Price realised:  £3,500
ca. US$5,037
Lot number 436, Views: 84

Album of photographs of New South Wales, A GOOD ALBUM OF PHOTOGRAPHS OF NEW SOUTH WALES, PRESENTED BY THE GOVERNMENT OF NEW SOUTH WALES TO THE GERMAN CHANCELLOR, OTTO VON BISMARCK, PRINCE OF BISMARCK, [c.1880s] Oblong folio, 70 albumen prints (each approximately 226 x 280mm., or the reverse), mounted on card, recto and verso, each with a printed caption on the mount, some titled in the negative, contemporary red morocco gilt, gilt edges, upper cover with gilt tooled presentation “Photographs / New South Wales / for his Excellency Prince Bismarck / from / the Government of New South Wales", including photographs of Princess Albert Statue, Government House, Colonial Secretaries Office, Australian Museum, Town Hall, Sidney University, St. Paul's College, St. John's College, Captain Cook's Statue, Botanic Gardens, Jenolan Caves, Argyle Cutting, Double Bay, Naval Sham-Fight, The Detached Squadrum, Saddle Cutting, G. S. Railway, Picton Viaduct, The Valley Blue Mountains, Menangle River, Vale of Avoca, Emu Plains, Coast Scene near Kiama, Fitzroy Falls, Knapsack Gully Viaduct, Katoomba Falls, Valley of the Grose, Trial Bay, Nepean River, Govett's River, Mount Victoria; together with a leather brief folder the album 46cm. wide: 36.5cm. deep; 1ft. 6in., 1ft. 2½in.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Sotheby's
Title: Of Royal and Noble Descent Including Works of Art from Palazzo Sacchetti, Rome 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Date of the auction: 19 Jan 2016
Address: Sotheby's
London