Lot 299. AN EXCEPTIONAL AND RARE GROUP OF PHOTOGRAPHIC ALBUMS DEPICTING THE WHITE RUSSIAN EMIGRATION IN SERBIA AND IN CHINA CIRCA 1930

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Auction date:21.07.2020   17:00 UTC +02:00
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Lot 299 | AN EXCEPTIONAL AND RARE GROUP OF PHOTOGRAPHIC ALBUMS DEPICTING THE WHITE RUSSIAN EMIGRATION IN SERBIA AND IN CHINA CIRCA 1930
Including a leather presentation album, the cover with the enamelled badge of the First Russian Grand Duke Konstantin Konstantinovich Kadet Corps, the first hand-coloured page dedicated to Grand Duke Vladimir Kirilovich, 29 photographs; a leather album, the first page signed and dated by General Boris Victorovich Adamovich (1870-1936) 'B. Adamovich 12/25-V-1932', 165 photographs depicting the day-to-day of the First Russian Kadet Corps in Serbia; a leather-bound book, the cover with a large badge of the Russian Rifle Drujma, Principal lessons for military preparation ... 1939, Russian Rifle Drujma 1933, with printed dedicated leaf to Grand Duke Vladimir Kirilovich dated '27 April 1940 Brussels' signed by Colonel Levachev; a presentation leather photo album from the Emperor Nicholas II Kadet Corps, first page dedicated to Grand Duke Boris Vladimirovich, 20 photographs; a presentation photo album depicting the Russian emigré colony in China dedicated to Grand Duke Vladimir Kirilovich signed by Captain Lev Sakovich, 24 April 1934 Shanghai, 55 annotated photographs; a presentation photo album from the Russian emigré colony in Tchifu in China dedicated to Grand Duke Vladimir Kirilovich, 28 photographs (some annotated); The Sino-Japanese disturbances. Souvernir album. Shanghai 1932 with handwritten dedication to Grand Duke Vladimir Kirilovich dated 1932; a photo album, the cover inscribed with Serbian, Russian invalids' home Bela Crkva, 24 photographs; a brochure in memory of Alexander I of Serbia, Belgrade 1934, 42 pages

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