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Auction archive: Lot number 205

Persian Gulf. Two albums of photographs by Captain Eady, with a box of negatives, 1930-8

Estimate
£8,000 - £12,000
ca. US$10,052 - US$15,079
Price realised:
n. a.
Auction archive: Lot number 205

Persian Gulf. Two albums of photographs by Captain Eady, with a box of negatives, 1930-8

Estimate
£8,000 - £12,000
ca. US$10,052 - US$15,079
Price realised:
n. a.
Beschreibung:

PERSIAN GULF ̶ EADY, GROUP CAPTAIN THOMAS W.G. Two albums of over one hundred and ninety photographs of the Gulf, Emirates, and Aden, together with a quantity of negatives, 1930-38 2 albums, oblong 4to (each approximately 180 x 250mm.), 170 photographs (from 55 x 80mm. to 115 x 160mm.), mounted on card recto and verso, most with captions on mounts, contemporary cloth bindings, one album with wear to spine; together with 21 unmounted copy prints loose, and a large quantity of original negatives in envelopes filed geographically and Eady's British Forces ID card and a military pass A large collection of photographs and negatives by Group Captain Thomas Eady of the Royal Air Force covering his time in the Gulf, Iraq and Aden. Eady began his pilot training in Egypt in 1928, in 1930 he was posted to 84 Squadron, and later converted to seaplanes. He served with 201 Squadron and in 1936 was posted to 203 in Aden and was stationed in Basra, Iraq in 1937. One album covers Bahrain and the Gulf, including "the Sheik's Palace", a pearl dealer, and views of Dubai and Sharjah, the second album includes Aden, Basra, and Bahrain. The negatives include more images of Aden, Basra, Bahrain and the Gulf. See also lot 149.Condition ReportCondition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, where appropriate. We are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE.

Auction archive: Lot number 205
Auction:
Datum:
28 Jul 2020
Auction house:
Sotheby's
London
Beschreibung:

PERSIAN GULF ̶ EADY, GROUP CAPTAIN THOMAS W.G. Two albums of over one hundred and ninety photographs of the Gulf, Emirates, and Aden, together with a quantity of negatives, 1930-38 2 albums, oblong 4to (each approximately 180 x 250mm.), 170 photographs (from 55 x 80mm. to 115 x 160mm.), mounted on card recto and verso, most with captions on mounts, contemporary cloth bindings, one album with wear to spine; together with 21 unmounted copy prints loose, and a large quantity of original negatives in envelopes filed geographically and Eady's British Forces ID card and a military pass A large collection of photographs and negatives by Group Captain Thomas Eady of the Royal Air Force covering his time in the Gulf, Iraq and Aden. Eady began his pilot training in Egypt in 1928, in 1930 he was posted to 84 Squadron, and later converted to seaplanes. He served with 201 Squadron and in 1936 was posted to 203 in Aden and was stationed in Basra, Iraq in 1937. One album covers Bahrain and the Gulf, including "the Sheik's Palace", a pearl dealer, and views of Dubai and Sharjah, the second album includes Aden, Basra, and Bahrain. The negatives include more images of Aden, Basra, Bahrain and the Gulf. See also lot 149.Condition ReportCondition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, where appropriate. We are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE.

Auction archive: Lot number 205
Auction:
Datum:
28 Jul 2020
Auction house:
Sotheby's
London
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