• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 7470

    Exploration and Travel

    26 - 27 September 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 357

    George Murray Levick (1876-1956)

    British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    George Murray Levick (1876-1956)
    British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913
    a collection of approximately 74 glass negatives and 57 lantern plate glass slides of photographs taken with the Northern Party, showing members of the Northern Party, ice formations, landscapes, geological and glaciological observations, and penguins, skuas and seals
    the negatives 3¼ x 4¼in. (8.3 x 10.7cm.) and larger
    the slides 3¼ x 3¼in. (8.3 x 8.3cm.)
    with an electrotype block (an image of the Terra Nova), 3½ x 4½in. (8.9 x 11.4cm.)


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Levick's photographs illustrated Scott's Last Expedition and Levick's paper on the 'Natural History of the Adélie Penguin' (British Antarctic Expedition, 1910, Natural History Report, Zoology, I, no.2, pp.55-84).

    Special Notice

    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.


    Provenance

    George Murray Levick (1876-1956), and thence by descent.
    Anon. sale, Christie's, 18 April 2000, lot 188 (part).