9 November 2000,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,175
GBP 300 - GBP 500
An interesting collection of mini-submarine, bathysphere and diving photographs
comprising approximately one hundred ex-press corps multi-sized photographs with captions pasted to the reverse in either French or English dating from roughly 1920--1975 and loosely following the development of the naval mini-sub, private attempts at submarine craft, early diving armour, various deep sea bath and other assorted 'oddities'
(a lot)See assorted illustrations
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MINI SUBS, BATHYSPHERE, DIVING & CURIOSITIES
Valérie Hess on the erotic — and semi-autobiographical — sculpture considered a masterpiece of the artist's late career
Specialist Fatma Turkkan-Wille and Dr Kim Richter of the Getty Research Institute offer their expert insights