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Photo album

STEPNEY-GULSTON family Photo album (1860s)

Collection of 16 vintages (cartes de visite) photographs from the estate of the Stepney-Gulson family. With provenance and dedication to the inside of front boards from Augusta Gulston (19th December 1889).

Published: 1860s

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Various portraits of the members of STEPNEY-GULSTON family and their Japanese friends, including Francis Stepney Gulston (1845-1917), who was an English rower who at Henley Royal Regatta won the Grand Challenge Cup five times, the Stewards' Challenge Cup ten times, and the Silver Goblets five times, and his brother Alan Stepney Gulston (1844–1919), who was an artist and author. All portraits are inserted in victorian leather album with embossed decoration and metal clasp.

Shots of various Photographers and Studios: T. & J. Holroyd. Andrews, Swansea. Theweneti Brothers, Bath. Charles Smith Allen, The Excelsior Studio, Tenby. James Ross, Edinburgh. Alexander Bassano, London. Barraud, London. J. Henderson, Perth. M. Bowness, Ambleside. G.B. Bradshaw, Llandilo.

Provenance: STEPNEY-GULSTON family personnel item's from Derwydd Mansion in Wales, originally sold on the instructions of the executors of the late mrs g.j. Stepney Gulston.

Photographs partly yellowed, faded or slightly stained. Photo album lightly rubbed and shaved, small blemish on cover and edges. Altogether well preserved rarity.

Album dimensions: 12 x 13,5 x 6 cm.

Photos dimensions: circa 7 x 10 cm.

  • Binding Condition: Very good
  • Overall Condition: Very good
  • Sold By: The Antiquarian Book
  • Contact Person: Mariana Deric
  • Country: Romania
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