# 30341

SPITZ Charles Georges (1857-1894); YOUNG, James Lyle (1849-1929), collector (attributed)

[TAHITI] Papeete from the Signal House, circa 1885

$240.00 AUD

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Albumen print, 128 x 216 mm, verso wet stamped ‘G. Spitz, Papeete, Tahiti, Photographie Instantanée’, and with a fully contemporary pencilled caption: ‘Papeete from Signal House, right side’; unmounted; a strong print with rich tonal range, in good condition with some very light creasing.

Provenance: Found loose at the rear of an album of photographs of Tahiti, the Marquesas and Cook Islands compiled in the 1880s by Papeete merchant and Pacific Islands trader James Lyle Young (1849-1929).