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SA Auction #82 begins on 07 May 2020

Photograph Album

Photo album with 22 photographs dedicated to South Africa and Rhodesia

Published: Beanes Photo Service, Johannesburg, no date (c.1935-36)

Edition: First Edition

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A rare souvenir album dedicated to South Africa (mostly) and Rhodesia. Contains 16 sheets bound in on heavy paper, printed to the rectos only. These contain 22 half-tone photos (10 full-page and 12 half-page photos).

Captions include:

- Zulus

- A Zulu Warrior

- Native women dressing their hair

- Abakweta dancers

- The witch doctor

- Ricksha puller Durban

- Two native beauties

- Johannesburg general view

- Johannesburg City Hall

- Johannesburg The Cenotaph

- Johannesburg looking East

- Johannesburg New Post Office

- Johannesburg 50 years ago (showing an assemblage of small low rise buildings and shacks on a flat plain)

- Groot Constantia

- Hoffman's Square in Bloemfontein

- Typical golmine dump

- Tropical vegetation Victoria Falls

- Panning for gold Transvaal

- Zimbabwe Ruins

- Adderley Street Cape Town

- Orient Beach East London

- Surface workings of a Rand Goldmine.

Original buff coloured card wraps with black titles and oval cut-out to the front, partially revealing a striking group of Zulus below. No publication date or printing history given, and no text other than the captions to the photos themselves. CONDITION: The wraps are dusted with slight wear and creasing towards the edges. The binding is secure. The pages are Very Good and clean with occasional spotting.

  • Binding Condition: Very good -
  • Overall Condition: Very good
  • Size: 15,5 x 23,5 cm
  • Sold By: The Antiquarian Book
  • Contact Person: Mariana Deric
  • Country: Slovenia
  • Email: rare.old.book@gmail.com
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