Prestige Philately Auction 208 CatalogueCatalogue by themeConvict Mail
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Displaying 3 Lots in Category - Convict Mail
PORT ARTHUR: Excellent group of mostly real photo cards mostly Beatties including "The Convict Railway", "Port Arthur During Occupation AD 1859" & "...1860", "Relics of Convict Discipline", "The Magazine", "Fountain", "Smith O'Brien's Cottage", "Underground Cells", "Among the Tombs, Dead Island", prison interiors including "Entrance Hall", "Interior Chapel", "Exercise Yards & Solitary Cell", the decrepit Signal Station, etc, also "Old Penitentiary Macquarie Harbour", condition variable but generally fine to very fine. Another exceptional lot, from various perspectives. Ex Coo-ee Picture Library.
ANDAMAN ISLANDS: R Boreham B&W cards with public buildings at Port Blair including Government House & Police Guard House, also Tennis Courts, Bazaar on Ross Island, Chatham Island, Viper Island etc, a few duplicates, also two real photo types & Tuck's "Pearl Fishing Boat at Mergui Archipelago" (Burma), condition variable, unused. [Penal Settlement]
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1920 (c. ?) real photo "Dewville and Golf Links Kingston" (horse race on the golf course!, with convict-era buildings at left), unused. Superb! Ex Bob Young.