'Moormen', Ceylon
Albumen print, c. 1880s
9-10/10; 213 x 208 mm, unmounted
$800.
  
Arch in Kootub, Delhi
Albumen print, c. 1858
9/10, small tear at top edge; 311 x 260 mm, unmounted
$3750.

Beato was one the greatest travel and war photographers of the 19th century. He photographed the Crimean War, the Indian Mutiny, the 2nd Opium War in China, the war in Shiminoseki in Japan and the 1st American Korean War.
  
Assam India Rubber Tree
Albumen print, c. 1880s
101/10; 223 x 278 mm, mounted
$1000.
  
Borah Bazaar St., Bombay
Albumen print, 1870s
Tonality- 9/10; 223 x 282 mm., unmounted
$700.

Bourne & Shepherd No. 2179a.
  
Bridge of shops, Srinagar, Kashmir
Albumen print, 1860s
9-10/10; 229 x 287mm, unmounted
$1250.
  
Ceylonese girl
Albumen print, 1870s
Tonality- 10/10; 188 x 139 mm., mounted with another stamped Skeen on verso
$575.

The print has a relatively early Skeen blind stamp on the recto at lower left.
  
Galle face, Colombo, Ceylon
Albumen print, c. 1880s
9-10/10, minor edge fading; 211 x 278 mm, unmounted
$325.

Charles Scowen is a particular favourite photographer of ours, much overlooked probably because he worked in a relatively obscure part of the world, Ceylon, and during an unfashionable decade for 'art photography', the 1880s. Like Roger Fenton, however, he succeeded brilliantly in every branch of photography he attempted- still life, landscape, architecture, archaeological studies, portraiture and tree studies.
  
Interior of Jain Temple at Mount Aboo
Albumen print, 1870s
Tonality- 8-9/10, minor edge fading; 285 x 235 mm., unmounted
$SOLD

Colin Murray replaced Samuel Bourne as the chief operator of Bourne & Shepherd after Bourne departed in 1869. Many of Murray's studies are outstanding and are at least the equal to Bourne's high level of quality. Signed 'Bourne & Shepherd 2256' in negative.
  
Jetavanarama Dagoba, Anuradhapura, Ceylon
Albumen print, 1880s
Tonality 9-10/10, minor edge fading; 219 x 278 mm., mounted
$800.

Charles Scowen is a particular favourite photographer of ours, much overlooked probably because he worked in a relatively obscure part of the world, Ceylon, and during an unfashionable decade for 'art photography', the 1880s. Like Roger Fenton, however, he succeeded brilliantly in every branch of photography he attempted- still life, landscape, architecture, archaeological studies, portraiture and tree studies.
  
Kandy Buddhist Temple, Ceylon
Albumen print, c. 1880s
9/10; 219 x 279 mm, unmounted
$375.
  
Mosque and Burning Ghat at Benares
Albumen print, c. 1860s
8-9/10; 235 x 276 mm, unmounted
$675.

An 1860s print, probably printed c.1870s or 1880s, as indicated by the white writing, typically added later to Bourne & Shepherd's negatives.
  
Palms in the Royal Botanic Gardens, Ceylon
Albumen print, c. 1880s
10/10; 209 x 273 mm, mounted
$625.
  
Palms in the Royal Botanic Gardens, Ceylon
Albumen print, c. 1880s
9-10/10; 218 x 277 mm, mounted
$450.
  
Peshawar, natives near the Khyber Pass
Albumen print, 1860s
8-9/10; 223 x 287 mm, mounted
$1350.

Charles Shepherd founded the most famous firm of photographers in India that ultimately became known as Bourne & Shepherd. Before Samuel Bourne joined the firm (and presumably afterwards), some photographs were taken by Shepherd himself.
  
Prospect Hill, a Peep from near the Club, Simla
Albumen print, c. 1860s
10/10; 290 x 240 mm, unmounted
$1850.
  
Refugee Camp, India
Gelatin silver print, c. 1905
8/10, tiny section missing at right edge; 287 x 86 mm, unmounted
$275.

Taken with an early 20th century panoramic camera, perhaps Kodak model 4.
  
Ruins of Brazen Palace, Anuradhapura, Ceylon
Albumen print, c. 1880
10/10; 205 x 271 mm, unmounted
$1000.
  
Ruins of Lucknow Residency, Indian Mutiny
Albumen print, 1858
9-10/10; 240 x 294mm, mounted
$3500.

Beato was one the greatest travel and war photographers of the 19th century. He photographed the Crimean War, the Indian Mutiny, the 2nd Opium War in China, the war in Shiminoseki in Japan and the 1st American Korean War.
  
Singhalese Devil Dancers
Albumen print, c. 1880s
101/0; 201 x 259 mm, mounted
$875.
  
Singhalese man, Ceylon
Albumen print, 1880s
Tonality- 9-10/10; 274 x 193 mm., unmounted
$650.
  
Stick carriers
Albumen print, c. 1870
Tonality- 9/10, minor edge fading; 175 x 240 mm., mounted with Hooper architectural study on verso
$800.
  
Sumeree Temple at Ramnuggur, Benares, India
Albumen print, 1860s
Tonality- 7-8/10, very minor edge tears, minor soiling top right corner; 239 x 288 mm., unmounted
$750.

Bourne's signature and no. 1174 is inscribed in the negative.
  
Tamil woman
Albumen print, c. 1880s
10/10; 277 x 214 mm, unmounted
$900.
  
Tamil woman, Ceylon
Albumen print, 1880s
Tonality- 9-10/10, some creasing, minor edge fading; 274 x 213 mm., unmounted
$675.

Charles Scowen is a particular favourite photographer of ours, much overlooked probably because he worked in a relatively obscure part of the world, Ceylon, and during an unfashionable decade for 'art photography', the 1880s. Like Roger Fenton, however, he succeeded brilliantly in every branch of photography he attempted- still life, landscape, architecture, archaeological studies, portraiture and tree studies.
Signed in negative.
  
The Perahera, Annual Buddhist Procession
Albumen print, c. 1880
9/10, minor fold and edge fading at top edge; 216 x 281 mm, unmounted
$600.
  
Up-Country Fakir
Albumen print, c. 1880s
9/10; 235 x 186 mm, mounted
$375.
  
View of Murree from the barracks
Albumen print, c. 1860s
9-10/10; 236 x 287 mm, unmounted
$900.

A very uncommon Bourne view. On the mount the main sites are indicated as they appear in the photograph from left to right – English Church, Bazaar, Post Office.
  
Woman with many necklaces, Ceylon
Albumen print, 1880s
Tonality- 9/10, minor edge fading; 271 x 214 mm., unmounted
$600.

Signed in the negative (cropped).