Of Royal Interest: materials relating to Pamela Chandler’s 1957 commission to photograph H.R.H. Queen Elizabeth II for Ben Enwonwu's sculptural portrait of Her Majesty. This fascinating collection including correspondence between The Palace and Pamela Chandler, also black and white prints of the images taken, including period prints and some more recent, also negatives (degraded) and transparencies. NB: These photographs were taken in March 1957 at Buckingham Palace as a visual aid for Ben Enwonwu in completion of his commission, it is stated firmly in the correspondence in this lot that they are not official portraits and cannot be published without permission of The Palace.
Sold for £1,500
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Auction: Specialist Collector's Sale Featuring The Photographer Pamela Chandler's (1928-1993) Collection, Wed, 1st Dec 2021
Presale viewing and attendance on sale day strictly by appointment only, please book your appointment by telephoning the office on 01206 754754. Please note cars are on view off site Saturday 27th November between 10am-12pm and Monday 29th November between 10am-3pm, details will be given on booking an appointment
Three day Collectors' sale to incorporate Coins, Weapons and Militaria.
Day One - Lots 1 - 1099 (Jewellery, Coins & Militaria)
Day Two - Lots 1100 - 1917 (Ceramics & Glass; The Photographer Pamela Chandler's Collection lots 1450-1553 including photographs, negatives, letters including from J R R Tolkein, first edition books & related material; Ephemera & Stamps; Books & Toys)
Day Three - Lots 1979 - 2765 (Cars & Automobilia; Vintage & Designer Clothing; Music, Cameras & Miscellaneous)
Presale viewing strictly by appointment will be:
Friday 26th November 1pm until 5pm
Saturday 27th November 9am until 1pm
Monday 29th November 9am until 5pm
Please note cars are on view off site Saturday 27th November between 10am-12pm and Monday 29th November between 10am-3pm, details will be given on booking an appointment
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