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19th & 20th Century Photographs

  Lot 118

The Anti-plague Medical Campaign, India, 1897

The Anti-plague Medical Campaign, India, 1897

PROFESSOR ALESSANDRO LUSTIG (1857-1937) AND THE ANTI-PLAGUE MEDICAL CAMPAIGN, Mumbai, 1897. Selection of 36 vintage albumen silver prints from a private Italian collection, subjects include a family portrait, group pictures, portraits of workers, street views, archaeological ruins, hospitals rooms, a ritual bath in Ganges River, locations comprise Mumbai, Elephanta’s caves (Elephanta Island, Mumbai), Malabar Hill (Mumbai), Rajabai Clock Tower, Mumbai University. Albumen silver prints (36), image size, 230 x180 mm, mounted on cardboard, mount size, 300 x 250 mm, most prints with pencil annotations on mount handwritten in Italian by Alessandro Lustig.

(Qty: 36)

Provenance: Alessandro Lustig’s family.

Sold for £3,625

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