London, South Kensington
18 November 2003
W.L.H. SKEEN & CO. AND OTHERS
India, Ceylon and Europe
Album of over 100 albumen prints. 1870s-80s. Varying sizes from 2.5 x 4.5cm. to 22 x 28.5cm. or reverse. Several titled and/or numbered in negatives; a few with blimdstamp credits on recto, including W.L.H. Skeen & Co. (2) and Wiele & Klein (1); majority captioned and/or dated in ink on mounts. Inscibed Grace Kindersley./from/Mrs Smith./Nov. 18th 1879. in ink on front free endpaper. Brown half leather, gilt, g.e.
Album size: 37 x 30cm.
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See: R. Desmond, Victorian India in Focus, London, 1982, p. 54, pl. 42.
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