London, South Kensington
16 November 2004
GIBSON & SONS
Scilly Isles and Penzance, Cornwall, 1890s
Album of 63 albumen prints and 9 loose prints.
Varying sizes from 2 7/8 x 3 5/8in. (7.2 x 9.3cm.) to 8 3/8 x 10¾in. (21.3 x 27.1cm.) or reverse. Majority credited in negatives; each captioned and a few dated or numbered in pencil on verso or mounts. With 24 British views by Valentine, Wilson and others. Black half leather, g.e.
Album size: 11 x 15in. (28 x 38cm.)
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