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    Sale 5429

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    24 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 149

    English School, mid 19th Century

    Sketches in the Island of Java

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    English School, mid 19th Century
    Sketches in the Island of Java
    inscribed as titled, each of the seven scenes with its own individual title 'A bit of Holland in the Tropics'; 'Colonists'; 'Some of the Town Guard'; 'The famous Upas tree/not so deadly after all'; 'The Midship mite lectures on Gunnery'; 'Constables'; and 'The Governor General's Palace at Buitenzorg - Java', and signed with initials 'RO'D.R-G' (lower right)
    pen and ink on paper
    12¾ x 9in. (32.4 x 22.8cm.)


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