The Welsh Sale

Sat 24 March 2018, 10:30 AM - Cardiff Saleroom, South Wales

The Welsh Sale

Lot 44

A FASCINATING COLLECTION OF 25 GLASS PHOTOGRAPHIC SLIDES OF CRICKHOWELL & RURAL MONMOUTHSHIRE CIRCA 1900s with copyright, many focussed on the market square in Crickhowell with crowds gathering for events around the Victorian monument including bus-trips aboard GWR motorbuses, the town decorated with flags and banners for the welcome of The Duke of Clarence, speakers addressing the crowds, possibly a market-day with a bird in a cage etc. The Bear Hotel in the town features as does Morgan & Co Wine & Spirits, The Swan Inn and Beaufort House. The rural slides show figures beside a water-mill, a prize horse, a family around a motorbike and side-car (EU-30), prize cattle, fox-hunt parties, The White Hart inn, a family with a hunted dead deer, a rowing-boat outing etc ¦Provenance: private collection of a photographer and archivist.¦

Guide price
£250 - £350

Hammer price £0.00