Sale 18BP02 | Lot 456

PRINCE ALBERT VICTOR of Wales Elephant Catching in Mysore in November MDCCCLXXXIX. As Witnessed by H.R.H. Prince Albert Victor of Wales. Photographed by C.G. Brown, Bangalore, India.

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Lot 456
PRINCE ALBERT VICTOR of Wales Elephant Catching in Mysore in November MDCCCLXXXIX. As Witnessed by H.R.H. Prince Albert Victor of Wales. Photographed by C.G. Brown, Bangalore, India.
London: Marion & Co., 1890. Publisher's pictorial white cloth lettered in gilt and brown. 13 1/4 x 11 inches (34 x 28 cm); 44 pp., portrait photograph of the Maharajah of Mysore, and 20 mounted photographs. Binding wear and soil, a stain in the gutter of the last quarter of the book touching the gutter margin of the plates and the plate-mounts.
A rather rare, curious and lovely photographic work, profoundly touching in its photographs of elephants being prepared for captivity. Czech p. 70; Ferguson F5795.


C Estate of Arnold 'Jake' Johnson

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Sold for $2,125 (includes buyer's premium)

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