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FS17: Three Day Fine Art Sale

Colonel Edmund Gilling Hallewell [1822-1869] - Colonel Edmund Gilling Hallewell's Photographic Album

Auction Lot FS17/380

Colonel Edmund Gilling Hallewell [1822-1869] - Colonel Edmund Gilling Hallewell's Photographic Album. A mixed photographic album of the 1850s and 1860s, elephant folio, lacking front board and some leaves.

Colonel Edmund Gilling Hallewell [1822-1869] - Colonel Edmund Gilling Hallewell's Photographic Album (FS17/380) offered in our Three Day Fine Art Sale starting on 29th January 2013 at our salerooms in Exeter, Devon.

Lot Description

Colonel Edmund Gilling Hallewell [1822-1869] - Colonel Edmund Gilling Hallewell's Photographic Album. A mixed photographic album of the 1850s and 1860s, elephant folio, lacking front board and some leaves.

Notes

Notable images include:-

Colonel Hallewell DCMG, Malta, 1863. Portrait in full dress uniform. Titled in pencil below the image. Albumen print, 19.8 x 15.7cm.

Sir George Brown and a portion of the Light Division Staff, a nine-man group portrait in civilian attire. (A soldier since 1806, Brown commanded the Light Division throughout the Crimean War). Albumen print, 24 x 29.5cm.

Bolton Abbey, the ruins of the cloister. An untitled large-scale salt print 26.5 x 37.5cm, from a paper negative.

Near Bolton Abbey, Yorks. Titled in pencil below the image. Salt print, 18 x 25.5cm.

The Strid, Bolton. Titled in pencil below the image. Salt print, 20.8 x 29cm.

At Bolton Abbey, a woodland scene. Titled in pencil below the image. Salt print, 24 x 19cm.

Gibraltar General view of town. Titled in pencil below the image. 2-plate panorama 20 x 45.5cm, Albumen prints.

At Bolton Abbey, Yorks. Titled in pencil below the image. Salt print, 26 x 36.5cm.

Bolton Abbey, Yorks, ruins of the priory. Titled in pencil below the image. Albumen print, 26.5 x 35.5cm into rounded corners.

Road at the back of the Hall, Bolton. Titled in pencil below the image. Albumen print, 29 x 36 cm, into arched corners (illustrated opposite). The album also contains over 120 other mainly albumen prints, but including a small number of salt prints (including further images of Bolton Abbey and its environs), varying sizes up to 30 x 24cm. Assorted images by amateur and commercial photographers, including Francis Bedford and James Robertson; subject matter being a variety of topographical, portrait and other subjects, (including Robertson: the Crimean war) and various locations in UK, Malta, Gibraltar and the Mediterranean. In addition, approximately 200 cartes de visite of British and European royalty, family, topographical, army officers various, Crimean war generals, etc, and a rare image of a white-bearded Roger Fenton circa 1865. For a variant of this portrait by John Eastham of Manchester see All the Mighty World, The Photographs of Roger Fenton 1852-1860, Yale University Press, 2004, p30.

Price Realised

£9,400

Department

Pictures

Sale Information

FS17: Three Day Fine Art Sale
Tuesday, 29th January 2013
Wednesday, 30th January 2013
Thursday, 31st January 2013

Okehampton Street, Exeter

This lot will be sold after 2:00pm on Wednesday, 30th January 2013 as part of the Paintings, Water Colours, Drawings and Prints section of the sale.

Contact

For more information about this particular auction lot, please contact:-

Daniel GoddardDaniel Goddard


Martin ScadgellMartin Scadgell


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