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    Sale 2506 | Lot 245
    Price Realized: $5,250With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2506 Lot 245

      (INDIA--INDUSTRY)
      Album containing 40 photographs of industrial India, with a focus on the engineering and construction of several important bridges.
      With views of the Sutlej Bridge in Ferozepore, Jumna Bridge in Kalip, and the Ganges Bridge in Benares, plus assorted picturesque views of the Taj Mahal, temples, and architectural landmarks. Also with a study of a courtesan with a hookah. Albumen (38) and platinum (2) prints, the images measuring 7 3/4x9 1/2 inches (19.7x24.1 cm.), a few with handwritten captions on mount recto. Oblong small folio, patterned morocco, edgewear, lacks backstrip. 1880s


      Estimate $800 - 1,200

      The album belonged to John Montgomery Sleater (1826-1902), a British engineer associated with the Central India Railway system.


      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $5,250