17 September 1999,
Price realised GBP 1,265
GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton (1874-1922)
'HIX' (photographer). Double portrait photograph of Shackleton and his eldest son Raymond ['Ray'], [circa 1909], 15 x 7.5cm., mounted on card with photographer's 'signature' in pencil and address in pen, extensive inscriptions on the mount 'For His Wife/to whom the aclive [sic. i.e.active]/Brain that conceives/these vocations is/due.'; 'Mikkens and/the Guard. Policeman Enginedriver/Scottsgray. liftman, coachman/motor driver. butcher. Porter/caged lion. Peter Rabbit./Mr Macgregor. Steam Roller./Motor Car. Ginger's daddy./Steam Whistle. Conductor Elliot/Steam launch. Little Roy', early frame.
Provenance: Lady Emily Shackleton; by descent.
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