10 May 2002
ST. JAMES'S PALACE
ALBUM OF 8 PLATINUM PRINTS. 1884. EACH APPROXIMATELY 9 5/8 X 11 1/8IN. (24.4 X 28.2CM.) EACH MOUNTED ONE-PER-PAGE. TITLE AND DATE IN GILT ON FRONT COVER, BROWN LEATHER, G.E. WITH 2 PAINTINGS, POSSIBLY ON ALBUMEN PRINTS, ONE INSET IN FRONT COVER, THE OTHER IN ALBUM.
ALBUM SIZE: 13½ X 16¾IN. (34.3 X 42.6CM.)
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THESE PHOTOGRAPHS ARE EARLY EXAMPLES OF THE PLATINUM PROCESS. VIEWS INCLUDE DETAILED INTERIORS OF THE PRIVATE APARTMENTS AND TWO POSSIBLY HAND-COLOURED ALBUMEN PRINTS OF THE FRONT AND REAR FAçADES OF THE PALACE.
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