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Lambert, Gustave Richard (1846-1907); Lai Fong (ca. 1839-1890) & Others. Album with 53 Original Albumen Studio Photographs of Singapore (Singapore River, High Street, Post Office & Exchange, Hong Kong & Shanghai Bank, St. Andrew’s Cathedral, Government House, “Cricket Pavilion on New Year’s Day,” Raffles Place, Sri Mariamman Hindu Temple, a Chinese Mansion, Native Quarter and House Boats, a Street Market, Paddle Steamer “Bangkok,” Parks, “Singapore Fruits,” Tomb of a Sultan in Kuta Raja (Banda Aseh), Portraits of Sultan Abu Bakar of Johor, Sultan Jamalul Kiram II of Sulu, a Teucoe (Aristocrat) from the West Coast of Aceh, a Chinese Locksmith, an Opium Smoker, a Chinese girl in a Rich Traditional Dress, a Native Warrior), Hong Kong (Victoria City and Peak, Praya, Pedder Street and the Clock Tower, Hong Kong & Shanghai Bank, Chinese Houseboats, City Streets, Gardens, a Group Portrait of Chinese Noblemen), Portraits of Javanese Dancers and Musicians, &c. Ca. 1890s.
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D’Oyly, Sir Hastings Hadley (1864-1948). Two Original Watercolours of the Andaman Islands, Titled on Verso: 1) Ross Islands from the Aberdeen District Officers’ House, Port Blair; and 2) Government Rest House, Mount Harriet – Port Blair. Ca. 1890.
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$ 750.00
Keppel, Henry, Sir, Admiral (1809-1904). Autograph Letter Signed “Henry Keppel” to Captain of HMS “Thetis” Sir Henry John Codrington on Naval Matters. 'Club. Friday. 6.' [November 1846].
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Colquhoun, Archibald Ross (1848-1914). Autograph Letter Signed "Archie Colquh[oun]" to Mrs MacGregor and Discussing Work on his Book "Across Chrysê: Being the Narrative of a Journey of Exploration through the South China Border Lands, from Canton to Mandalay" (London, 1883). Edinburgh: 11, St. Bernard Court, 19 November 1882.
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Collection of Twenty-Seven Loose Platinum and Albumen Photographs of Angkor Wat, Other Angkorian Temples and Khmer Sculptures, Taken by or Related to the Direction des Arts Cambodgiens Headed by George Groslier. Ca. 1910s-1920s.
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Album with ca. 296 Original Gelatin Silver Photos of China and the Philippines, Showing Qingdao, Mount Lao Valley, Hong Kong, Beijing, the Great Wall of China, Manila, Olongapo Naval Station, Ships and Military Exercise of the U.S. Naval Battle Force, Admiral Harris Laning, American Enlisted Sailors, Chinese Policemen, Passers-By, Families, Beggars, &c., Titled: James A. Smith Tsingtao. China. Ca. 1930s.
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Dobell, Peter/Petr Vasil’evich; [Dzhunkovsky, A.S.]. Puteshestviia i Noveishiia Nabliudeniia v Kitae, Manille i Indo-Kitaiskom Arkhipelage Byvshego Rossiiskogo Generalnogo Konsula na Filippinskikh Ostrovakh, Kollezhskogo Sovetnika Petra Dobelia, Sostavil i s Angliiskogo Perevel, s Vysochaishego Soizvolenia A. Dzh. [i.e. Travels and Latest Observations in China, Manila and the Indo-China Archipelago by a Former Russian Consul General in the Philippine Islands, Collegiate Councillor Petr Dobell, Compiled and Translated from English, by the Highest Permission A. Dzh.] St. Petersburg: N. Grech, 1833.
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$ 750.00
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Album with Thirty-Eight Original Gelatin Silver Photographs of Indonesia, Mostly Medan, Showing Local Landmarks (the Grand Mosque, Javanese Bank, City Hall, AVROs Building, Post Office, etc.), Hotels (Hotel De Boer, etc.), Numerous Shops (“Cornfields,” “Guan Wan,” “M. Goldenberg & Co,” etc.), Kesawan Street, Lapangan Merdeka Square, Medan Railway Station, Port Belawan, SS Rumphius, and SS Melchior Treub, as well as Scenes with Coolies, Veggie Sellers, Locals in Traditional Dresses, Cars with License Plates, etc.; also with Eight Photos of Likely Jakarta, Showing a Racecourse, a Nagarathar Man Posing for a Photograph, Three Armed Men Holding a Monkey, etc. Ca. 1920s-1930s.
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Attractive Lacquered Album with 112 Original Photographs of Japan, China, Singapore, Samoa, and Hawaii, Including Interesting Images of Nikko Temples and Processions, Tea Houses, Villages and Hotels around Lake Hakone, Streets of Tokyo, and Nara, Panoramas of Penang and Hong Kong, Scenes of Execution in Canton, Portraits of “Maoris” and Samoans, etc., Titled: Around the World, 1900. 20 March - 31 August 1900.
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$ 1250.00
Collection of Two Sepia Pen and Wash Watercolours after the Aquatints from “A Picturesque Voyage to India by the Way of China” (1810) by Thomas and William Daniell’s; Titled: Anjere Point, Strait of Sunda; Malays of Java. Ca. 1810s.
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$ 525.00
Guillemard, Francis Henry Hill (1852-1933). Autograph Letter Signed with Interesting Notes about South African Tsama (Citron Melon) and a Gratitude to His Correspondent for “your kindly criticism of the Marchesa”. Old Mill House, Trumpington, Cambridge: , 15 September 1902.
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$ 1250.00
Edwardes, David Jones (d. 1878). Autograph Letter Signed by David Jones Edwardes, a British Diplomat in the Kingdom of Siam, Talking about the Funeral of a Siamese Prince (with a Separate Captivating Four-page Manuscript Account of the Funeral), the Delimitation of Siamese-Burmese Boundary, American Baptist Missionaries in Bangkok, Including Ms. Adele Fielde, etc.; the Manuscript Account is Titled: Account of Burning the Remains or Skeleton of the Son of the First King. Bangkok: British Consulate, 8 February 1868.
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Moore-Bennett, Helen Fletcher (née Latimer) (1891 – ca. 1960s); Moore-Bennett, Arthur John (1877-1950). Historically Significant Scrapbook with ca. 170 Original Gelatin Silver Photos and Real Photo Postcards, Various Manuscript and Printed Ephemera (Business or Calling Cards, Store and Suppliers’ Receipts, Hotel Invoices, Telegrams, Autograph Letters Signed, Original Envelopes, Telegrams and Newspaper Clippings), Taken and Collected during a Ten-Year-Long Cruise on Yacht “Medea” from Shanghai to Hong Kong, Singapore, Around the Malay Peninsula and thence to Ceylon (Sri Lanka), Goa, Aden, Red Sea, Suez Canal, Cyprus, &c. Ca. 1931-1940 (the period of the voyage), but some photos and documents cover the period from 1913 to 1965.
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$ 6500.00
Skeen & Co. (fl. ca. 1860s-1920s); The Colombo Apothecaries Co. LTD. (fl. ca. 1880s-1890s); Scowen, Charles Thomas (1852-1948) & Others. Album with 77 Original Albumen Photos of Sri Lanka, Showing Colombo, Kandy, Portraits of Market Sellers, Tea Pluckers, Buddhist Monks, a “Kandian Chief,” a Female Musician, a Snake Charmer, &c., Titled: Der ferne Osten. Ca. 1890s.
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[O’Vary, Geza Philip] (1887 – after 1946) & [O’Vary, Helene] (ca. 1883 – after 1958). Collection of Three Photo Albums with ca. 416 Original Gelatin Silver Photos, Taken by an American Employee of the Nederlandsche Koloniale Petroleum Maatschappij (Nederlands Colonial Oil Company) During His Work at the Oil Refinery in Soengei-Gerong (Sungai Gerong, South Sumatra) in 1929-1931. Ca. 1929-1931.
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[Caspari], [Chrétien Edouard] (1840-1918). Unsigned Watercolour Titled and Dated: Bangkok 1877.
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Caspari, Chrétien Edouard (1840-1918). Album of Ten Original Watercolour Views of Saigon and Environs. 1877-1878.
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Bornas, Aug[ust?]. Album of Ten Original Pen and Wash Sketches of Military Fortifications, Villages and Mountainous Views of Tonkin (North Vietnam) Taken by a Participant of the French Military Campaign on Pacification of Tonkin (1886-1896). Ca. 1891.
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