A collection of 149 glass negatives and lantern slides taken in India, Burma, and Somalia.

c. 1900-1904.

133 glass negatives (approx. 81 x 107 mm, or the reverse, a few smaller) and 16 lantern slides (approx. 83 x 83 mm, nearly all captioned in ink on the mount), together with a near complete set of modern photographic prints taken from them; occasional scratches and peeling/loss of emulsion, slight spotting, one broken plate and one cracked slide, but overall good; with some original negative envelopes, annotated in pencil/blue crayon.

£3500

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A fine collection of images taken by Lieutenant A.G. Lawrence, an assistant surgeon in the Royal Indian Marine, while serving in India, Burma, and Somalia, including: RIM officers and crew on board ship; RIM ships Dalhousie, Investigator, Lapwing, and Sphinx, paddle steamers, funnelled cruisers, sailing ships, and native boats; animals (including camels and elephants, and hunters with trophies); landscapes including desert, jungle, coast, rivers, and woods; temples, pagodas, and Buddhas. The places named include Obbia (Hobyo), Calcutta, Madras, and Pondicherry.

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