10 May 2002
BOURNE, BEATO, LAWRENCE & HOUSEWORTH (ACTIVE 1860s) AND OTHERS
Indian and Japanese landscapes, portraits and American views
Album of approximately 186 albumen prints. 1860s. Varying sizes from 3 1/8 x 3in. (7.9 x 7.6cm.) to 11 3/8 x 9 5/8in. (28.9 x 24.5cm.) or the reverse; 2 panoramas, 8½ x 21¾in. (21.6 x 55.3cm.) and 4 1/8 x 28 1/8in. (10.5 x 71.5cm.) 33, including one 4-part panorama of Islamabad, signed Bourne and 52 numbered by Bourne in the negative; approximately 108, including 102 stereo halves by Lawrence & Houseworth, with printed and/or manuscript titles and/or numbers on the mount. 5 hand-coloured, the majority mounted one-per-page. Annotated Photos collected by Capt W.E. Price in India 1860-64, in America 1869 and Japan 1864 in ink on front free endpaper. Purple leather, title Indian Photographs in gilt on front cover, g.e., gilt clasp.
Album size: 13 1/8 x 15¼in. (33.3 x 38.7cm.)
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See: Braus, Felice Beato in Japan, p. 76.
Bourne images include Portrait of Colonel Gardiner (808), Group of Kashmir females (810), Showing how the vines grow in Kashmir (799), View from Taree Pass, Spiti Range (281) and View in Wanga Valley (261).
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