Of Tolkien interest: A unique group of colour and black and white negatives and colour transparencies original to Pamela Chandler’s 1961 and 1966 photographic sessions with. J. R. R. Tolkien, approximately 64 in total but including some duplication, together with a disc with some scanned images, also set of approximately 18 half length portrait proofs from the 1961 photography session together with corresponding negatives, the prints being proofs of the period and some annotated, these are each accompanied by negatives of the subject. N.B. Examples from these photographic sessions are represented in The National Portrait Gallery. The copyright for the images in the negatives in this lot passes with the lot. Representing the most extensive archive of Tolkien photographs, by the authors chosen photographer, these images have been repeatedly used by publications world wide and have provided a regular commission for the Pamela Chandler estate. The successful purchaser may wish to place the images with a photographic agency to benefit from a continued return.
Sold for £18,000
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Auction: Specialist Collector's Sale Featuring The Photographer Pamela Chandler's (1928-1993) Collection, 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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