# 30340

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

[TAHITI] The Diadem taken from the top of Mount Aorai, circa 1885

$100.00 AUD

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Albumen print, 107 x 166 mm, verso wet stamped ‘G. Spitz, Papeete, Tahiti, Photographie Instantanée’, and with a fully contemporary pencilled caption: ‘The Diadem taken from the top of Aorai’; unmounted, 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).