12 May 1994
APOTHECARIES CO. LTD., SCOWEN & CO., SAMUEL BOURNE and G. R. LAMBERT & CO.
Ceylon, Singapore, Calcutta and Darjeeling, 1860s-80s
Forty-three albumen prints, 5¼ x 3¾in., to 9 x 11in., photographers' credits Scowen & Co (7) and Bourne (2) with ocassional titles in the negatives, photographers' blindstamps Apothecaries Co. Ltd. (6) and G. R. Lambert & Co. (2) on recto, four with The Colombo Apothocaries Company Ltd. Photographers ink stamp and a few titled in pencil on verso. (43)
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