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    Sale 5808

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    8 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 228

    G.W. Hallan (fl.early 19th century) and other artists

    Glacier de Rosenlaiui; Entrance to Chamonix; and Vallée Blanche from the Talefre Glacier

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    G.W. Hallan (fl.early 19th century) and other artists
    Glacier de Rosenlaiui; Entrance to Chamonix; and Vallée Blanche from the Talefre Glacier
    the first signed and titled on a piece of paper attached to the reverse of the mount; the second signed with initials 'W.F.' and inscribed 'Entrance to Chamonix 1856' on the reverse
    the first watercolour with scratching out, the second watercolour and bodycolour, the third pencil and watercolour on paper
    the first 3 3/16 x 5½in. (8.1 x 14cm.)
    the second 6 x 10½in. (15.2 x 26.7cm.)
    the third 8 1/8 x 12 1/8in. (20.6 x 30.8cm.)
    with three handcoloured aquatints and one engraving of Alpine views: 'Vue de chateau d'Unspunnen vers la Ioungfrau'; 'Vue pris de la Scheideck vers le Glacier de Rosenlaui'; 'Die Grindelwald-Gletscher'; and, 'Vue du Bain de Pfefers, en Latin Fabaria, en Suisse' (7)


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