Dec 07, 2023 - Sale 2655

Sale 2655 - Lot 236

Price Realized: $ 1,375
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
(TRAVEL -- PHOTOGRAPHY.) Marine Photo Service. Round the World on the Franconia. Approximately 730 silver print photographs mounted to black album leaves, each print 4 1/4x6 inches and captioned in the negative. 4 volumes. Oblong folio format, 12x17 1/2 inches, faux-reptile screw-post albums with gilt lettering to upper covers, moderately worn; photos fine. Colchester, England, early 1920s

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Fine collection of professionally compiled tourist albums comprehensively documenting the people, sights, customs, and history of the many places visited on an early 1920s voyage around the world aboard the Cunard Line's RMS Franconia.

A distillation of the stops along the approximately 20-week trip includes Madeira, Gibraltar, Algiers, Monte Carlo, Monaco, Rome, Pompeii, Jerusalem and the Holy Land, Cairo, Egypt, Bombay, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Bangkok, Saigon, Java, Manila, Hong Kong, Canton, Shanghai, Peking, Seoul, Tokyo, Kyoto, Honolulu, the Panama Canal, and Havana.