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Auction: Travel, Atlases, Maps and Natural History
was auctioned on: 27 April 2021
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Saudi Arabia | Album of photographs of the construction of the Trans-Arabian Pipeline, 1950s

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Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000
ca. US$13,886 - US$20,829
Price realised:  £12,600
ca. US$17,496
Lot number 137, Views: 14

Saudi Arabia—Saudi Aramco Album of photographs of the construction of the Trans-Arabian Pipeline. [c.1950s] Oblong folio (280 x 350mm.), c.235 photographs (from 55 x 81mm. to 205 x 253mm., or the reverse), mounted recto and verso, one in a sleeve, contemporary black cloth, occasional minor surface abrasions, slight wear to edges of mounts, rubbed AN IMPRESSIVE ALBUM OF PHOTOGRAPHS DOCUMENTING THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE TRANS-ARABIAN PIPELINE. Construction of the Tapline began in 1947 and extended from Qaisumah in Saudi Arabia to Sidon in Lebanon. The photographs show road construction, an Aramco aeroplane, brick making and building work at a pump station, water-well drilling, pipe welding, a cargo convoy, and views of Ras El Misha'ab.Condition reportCondition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, where appropriate The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Sotheby's
Title: Travel, Atlases, Maps and Natural History
Date of the auction: 27 Apr 2021 - 13 May 2021
Address: Sotheby's
London