Thu, 17th Jul 2008 12:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art (Phoenix)

Lot 48


A rare collection of photographic prints from...

Sold for £1,984
Estimated at £1,500 - £2,000

(Please note the sold price includes buyer's premium at 24%)

A rare collection of photographic prints from the Swan Hunter archive of the R.M.S. Mauretania, circa 1907-1916
comprising thirty-five original prints of various views throughout passenger and crew areas, including some of her construction and fitting, some stamped and dated from Swan Hunter, some inscribed in pencil, all measuring approximately

10½ x 13½in. (27 x 34cm.)

Provenance: Retained by an employee in the late 1960's when Swan Hunter ejected much of its surplus archive.