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Auction: Auktion 13.05.2015
was auctioned on: 13 May 2015
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Album - WWI. An album containing original drawings, photographs, and manuscript writings, early 20th

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Estimate: £150 - £200
ca. US$231 - US$309
Price realised:  n. a.
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Album - WWI. An album containing original drawings, photographs, and manuscript writings, early 20th century, calligraphic title-page 'Fred Dorricott to Miss M Sidebottom France 1919', with pen and watercolour Tank Corps badge above and YMCA logo below, three pen & ink drawings, comprising a cartoon entitled 'Demobilization 1919', initialled F.R., an illustration of a soldier with the sketchy figure of a girl on his arm entitled 'Memories', and a mounted god with trident and laurel wreath emerging from the waves captioned 'In honour of the British Navy. To commemorate the surrender of the German fleet. France 1919', and three watercolours, including one of a tank on a battle field, inscribed 'Peter Shaw Merlimont 1919', and one of a bus, captioned 'Our Bus Service in 1924', plus three photographs taken at Merlimont, plus a number of blank leaves, plus nine leaves loosely inserted from an earlier (1890s) album, mostly with drawings and watercolours, a.e.g., original vellum with yapp fore-edges, bowed, upper cover with hand-painted Persian-style border, and monogram 'FED' in centre, oblong 4to, plus a pencil and pastel drawing depicting the Matterhorn as a monster with huge gaping mouth, and a skeleton behind, captioned 'Der Bergtod - eine Matterhornphantasie', signed 'Wolf' and dated 1932, framed and glazed (2)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Mallard House
Title: Auktion 13.05.2015
Date of the auction: 13 May 2015
Address: Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Mallard House
Broadway Lane, South Cerney, Nr Cirencester
GL75UQ Gloucestershire
United Kingdom
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