10 May 2002
SAMUEL BOURNE, BOURNE & SHEPHERD, SKEEN & CO., SCOWEN & CO. (ACTIVE 1870s-90s) AND OTHERS
Travel albums of W.M. Dingwall & E.A. Perkins: Far East, Ceylon and India, Vols. VI-X
5 albums with a total of approximately 161 albumen prints, including 2 two-part panoramas of Hong Kong. 1860s-87. Varying sizes from 5 3/8 x 3 7/8in. (13.6 x 9.7cm.) to 9 3/8 x 11 3/8in. (23.8 x 28.8cm.) or the reverse; the panoramas, each approximately 21¼ x 8in. (54 x 20cm.) The majority credited, initialled or with blindstamp credit, titled and/or numbered in the negative, including Bourne (41), Bourne & Shepherd (3), W.L.H. Skeen & Co. (20), Scowen & Co. (6), D.D. (4) and H & S (1); each titled in ink on the mount. Each album with travel itinerary in ink on front free endpaper. Black leather, gilt, g.e.
Album size: 12½ x 17½in. (31.7 x 44.5cm.) (5)
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A varied selection, including scenes in Hong Kong, Singapore, Colombo, Kandy, Dimbula, tea and coffee plantations, Calcutta, Benares, Agra, Delhi, Jaipur and Bombay.
See lots 94, 119 and 141 for other Dingwall & Perkins travel albums.
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