Early pyramid photo revealed
June 15, 2009
Images of Egypt dating from the ‘early 1850s’ will go on sale at an auction this week.
The six unsigned 20x24cm salt prints – which include views of the pyramids and the Sphinx – will form part of a Vintage Photography sale at Dominic Winter Book Auctions in Gloucestershire on Wednesday.
Also up for grabs will be a signed photogravure by Peter Henry Emerson.
The Emerson image (below), captured around 1888 and entitled ?In the Barley Harvest?, is expected to sell for up to £500.
For details visit www.dominicwinter.co.uk.
Photos: Courtesy Dominic Winter Book Auctions