Old Asia Photography

Library images

Gsell, Emile
Ref: 01480
​Signed by Gsell & numbered '144' in the negative. Illustrated in P. Baptiste & T. Zephir, Angkor Naissance D'un Mythe, Paris: Gallimard, 2014 (p. 255).
Gsell, Emile
Ref: 01479
​ Illustrated in P. Franchini & J.Ghesquiere, Des Photographes En Indochine, Paris: Marvel, 2001 (pp.150-151).
Pestel, Aurelien
Ref: 01477
​​Attractive early studio portrait from Vietnam. ​ French photographer, Aurelien Pestel (1855-1897), produced a fine body of work during a relatively short career (1893-1897). He died in Saigon in 1897.
Clark, D.R.
Ref: 01476
​Very rare. Printed on reverse: 'Asiatic and Tropical Views, by D.R. Clark, Chief Photographer, With Transit of Venus Party to Russian Station, 1874'. There then follows a list of 36 views from the series of which this is No. 10. 'Manchurians'. In fact this view -  as do a number of others from ... <more>
Rossier, Pierre (attributed)
Ref: 01474
​​From the series title 'Asiatic Views. Siam.' Inscription on reverse: Mrs Dwight Merriman and Mrs Ella M. Sharp Collection. Rossier produced a series of 30 stereoviews of Thailand which were originally published by Negretti & Zambra. They were available in glass or paper form.
Sutton, Frederick (attributed to)
Ref: 01473
​​This print which came with a group of other Frederick Sutton images of Asia published by the British firm of Frith & Co. in the late 1860s/early 1870s. Sutton was an enthusiastic member of an amateur group of navy personnel photographers, mainly offi ... <more>
Sutton, Frederick (attributed to)
Ref: 01472
​This print came with a group of other Frederick Sutton images of Asia published by the British firm of Frith & Co. in the late 1860s/early 1870s. Sutton was an enthusiastic member of an amateur group of navy personnel photographers, mainly officers, working for the British forces on t ... <more>
Unknown Photographer
Ref: 01471

Lambert, Gustave R.
Ref: 01469
​Late 19th-century view of Raffles Square, Singapore.
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