Hamish Riley-Smith

Rare Books And Manuscripts

Photographs

Casper Baker. Early photographs of the Royal Navy, Algiers, Seville and Gibraltar

CASPER BAKER

Early photographs of the Royal Navy, Algiers, Seville and Gibraltar

Naval Cadet Casper Baker’s album of photographs 1865-1873 Quarto, 9 1/2 x 11inches, old paper boards, upper cover with paper label in ink Casper Baker, 62 pages, misnumbered 60 in pencil, interleaved with tissue, many albumen silver prints mounted on card, 6 naval photographs, and over 70 other photographs, the majority measuring over 7 x 9 in....

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Alphonse Rubellin. Saddled camel with calf and owner

ALPHONSE RUBELLIN

Saddled camel with calf and owner

Smyrna circa 1880

Albumen print with oval corners 17.2 x 20.0cm, pasted on original album leaf titled in ink in a contemporary hand Smyrna Turkey in Asia, preserved in an acid free mount. The bearded and turbaned trader stands in front of his camel with its calf behind in a cobbled and flag stoned street beside a building with five columns at the side with shuttered w....

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