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Lot 4071 Siam
Portrait of Chulalongkorn with two brothers; Wa...
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Photographer: Francis Chit (1830-1891) and Paul Rossier (1829-1886). Portrait of Chulalongkorn with two brothers; Wat Arun seen across the Chao Phraya. 1862-67. 2 albumen prints. 19,8 x 14,4 cm and 14,7 x 20,8 cm. Each flush-mounted to board, sitter's names/locations on printed labels on mount verso.

Some fading, some with writing on verso visible on recto, some foxing spots.

Lit.: Joachim K. Bautze. "From Wat Arun: Photographers in Bangkok in the 1860s" in: Journal of the Siam Society, Vol. 106, 2018 pp. 309 - 313.

Errata: View of the Wat `Arunratchawararam (also known as Wat Arun) temple complex showing the phra prang and other stupas and the Chao Phraya River, Bangkok, Siam (now Thailand), the photograph is by Paul Rossier.

Estimate
€ 4.000   (US$ 4.520)


Hammer Price
€ 3.500
(US$ 3.954)
(GBP 3.115)
(CHF 3.920)



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