Tue, 10th May 2016 12:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art ('Courageous')

 
  Lot 91
 

91

AN INTERESTING PHOTOGRAPHIC ARCHIVE PERTAINING...

AN INTERESTING PHOTOGRAPHIC ARCHIVE PERTAINING TO THE CAREER OF CAPTAIN BASIL M. PECK, M.B.E. ROYAL NAVY
spanning his career from 1906 to 1947 and including many unusual and interesting views taken aboard various ships including H.M.S. Powerful; Royal Sovereign; Renown; Courageous and others, and comprising approx. 150 photographs together with numerous topographical views taken on tour and including several views of Captain Scott's Terra Nova departing Melbourne on 17th October 1910; interesting close-up views of a torpedo being launched; a fine series of scenes about H.M.S. Powerful circa 1909 and of H.M.S. Challenger in heavy seas, May 1910 and a further long series of images from the aircraft carrier H.M.S. Courageous showing several aerial accidents and views; a series of photographs from the 1935 Jubilee Review; views of the Italian liner Ausonia burning in Alexandria harbour and a good series of late personal photographs in and around the Mediterranean; together with a third album comprising a set of professional photographs of his various vessels and approx. 50 annotated photo postcards of naval interest; together with a bound folio of personal paperwork comprising commissions etc.; a dissertation/lecture on Admiral Byng; and a silver cigarette case engraved with owner's initials and dates and names of all vessels served between 1906 and 1947
(A lot)

Sold for £558
Estimated at £400 - £600

(inc. buyer's premium of 24%)


Condition report
As viewed.

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AN INTERESTING PHOTOGRAPHIC ARCHIVE PERTAINING TO THE CAREER OF CAPTAIN BASIL M. PECK, M.B.E. ROYAL NAVY
spanning his career from 1906 to 1947 and including many unusual and interesting views taken aboard various ships including H.M.S. Powerful; Royal Sovereign; Renown; Courageous and others, and comprising approx. 150 photographs together with numerous topographical views taken on tour and including several views of Captain Scott's Terra Nova departing Melbourne on 17th October 1910; interesting close-up views of a torpedo being launched; a fine series of scenes about H.M.S. Powerful circa 1909 and of H.M.S. Challenger in heavy seas, May 1910 and a further long series of images from the aircraft carrier H.M.S. Courageous showing several aerial accidents and views; a series of photographs from the 1935 Jubilee Review; views of the Italian liner Ausonia burning in Alexandria harbour and a good series of late personal photographs in and around the Mediterranean; together with a third album comprising a set of professional photographs of his various vessels and approx. 50 annotated photo postcards of naval interest; together with a bound folio of personal paperwork comprising commissions etc.; a dissertation/lecture on Admiral Byng; and a silver cigarette case engraved with owner's initials and dates and names of all vessels served between 1906 and 1947
(A lot)