Album showing Hong Kong, Shanghai, Saigon, and Singapore.

VARIOUS PHOTOGRAPHERS (1890s.)

£8500.00 

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Album containing 50 albumen prints, mostly large-format (27x21cm or 21x16cm). Most images titled in negative or annotated below in pencil, some spotting and foxing throughout. Oblong folio. Contemporary leather binding. Some rubbing and wear, but overall in very good condition. 

Shanghai: The Bund, Cangue Punishment, French Bund, Canal, Entrance to Native City, Hongkong: Harbour (2), Peak Hotel, Coolies, Hong Kong Club, The Peak, Inclined Railway to Peak, Main Street, Saigon: Topographical scenes including a statue, avenues, the residence of the Lieut Gov of French Indo China and the Palais de Justice, and a garden. Singapore: Hotel de L’Europe, St Andrews Cathedral, Club, views from Ft Canning, Mount Palmer, Orchard Rd Police station, New Harbour, Boat Quai, Infantry Mess, Police Court, Government House (several with G.R Lambert & Co.studio stamp in the corner) and further images of Colombo. Gustave Richard Lambert (1846-1907) was a German photographer who settled in Singapore in 1867. 

Stock Code: 231348

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