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The Hamilton Palace Collection

The Hamilton Palace Collection


First through Fifth Portions, bound together.
Catalogue of the collection of pictures, works of art, and decorative objects, the property of his grace the Duke of Hamilton, K.T.: which will be sold by auction by Messers. Christie, Manson & Woods, at their great rooms, 8 King Street, St. James Square, on Sturday , June 17, and Monday June 19, 1882, and following day, at one o’clock precisely.

Auction catalogue bound in red cloth. 234 pages, illustrated with numerous old photographs that have quite an interesting, beautiful quality and apparently are carbon print photographic plates, an early use of photography in a sales catalogue, made by James Annan (son of Thomas Annan). Some items from William Beckford's Fonthill, passed down to his daughter, made it into this sale. Some darkening along edge of front cover, and splitting at top of spine. Hinges split, but binding sound. 


auction catalogues Decorative arts Eighteenth Century French Furniture Eighteenth Century Furniture William Beckford

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