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Auction: Travel, Atlases, Maps and Natural History
was auctioned on: 28 July 2020
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West Africa. Album of 77 photographs of mainly Côte d'Ivoire and the Gold Coast. [c.1890s]

Estimate: £4,000 - £5,000
ca. US$5,026 - US$6,283
Price realised:  n. a.
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WEST AFRICA Album of 77 photographs of West Africa, mainly Côte d'Ivoire and the Gold Coast. [c.1890s] Oblong folio (181 x 262mm.), 77 albumen prints (average 110 x 160mm., or the reverse), mounted recto and verso, most photographs captioned in French on mount, some dated 1896, contemporary brown pebbled cloth, some fading, rubbed A VERY GOOD COLLECTION OF MOSTLY TRIBAL PORTRAITS, in Côte d'Ivoire and the Gold Coast (now Ghana). PROVENANCE:Casset, Lyon, book labelCondition 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.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Sotheby's
Title: Travel, Atlases, Maps and Natural History
Date of the auction: 28 Jul 2020
Address: Sotheby's