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    Sale 7542

    Decorative, Sporting, Topographical and Modern Prints

    22 May 1997, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 354

    After Percy Carpenter

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    After Percy Carpenter

    Singapore from Mount Walllich at Sunrise, by Vincent Brooks

    coloured lithograph, wove paper, with margins, laid down, some surface dirt, creases and tears, (unframed)
    S. 20 x 39in (51 x 99cm)
    See illustration


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY


    Post Lot Text

    Percy Carpenter was for many years, the keeper of prints at the British Museum. He and his wife stayed in Singapore from 1855 to 1857. The first set of lithographed prints made from his painting were prepared in London in 1857 and published in 1858.