27 September 2006,
Price realised GBP 2,400
GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
Herbert George Ponting (1870-1935)
Penguins and an iceberg, January 7, 1911.
the photographer's blindstamp 'H.G. Ponting.' (lower right), titled and numbered 'Summertime, the Opening-up of the Ice. 87' on The Fine Art Society label on the backing board
blue-toned carbon print
22 1/8 x 28in. (56.1 x 71.1cm.)
with a smaller variant of the same subject after Ponting (2)
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H.G. Ponting, The Great White South, London, 1921, pl. 35.
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