• Travel, Science and Natural Hi auction at Christies

    Sale 5489

    Travel, Science and Natural History

    22 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 127

    Photographer Unknown, late 19th Century

    Ricordo Inaugurazione delle Ferrovie Siamesi 26 Marzo 1897 - Depicting the inauguration of the first Siamese Railway in Bangkok

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    Photographer Unknown, late 19th Century
    Ricordo Inaugurazione delle Ferrovie Siamesi 26 Marzo 1897 - Depicting the inauguration of the first Siamese Railway in Bangkok
    20 albumen prints on card mounts within a presentation album, with accompanying manuscript text in Italian, with a pencil drawn portrait of Carlo Betghe, the director General of the Siamese Railway, and a printed time table and menu card for the Königlich Siamesisch Staats-Eisenbahnen, with in a burgundy morocco album with gilt lettering on upper cover
    11 x 13¾in. (28 x 35cm.)


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