Two Day Auction
Day 2: Antiques, Interiors & Collectables
Sunday 11th February 1:30pm.
Oldcastle Saleroom, Co. Meath
Day 2: Sunday 11th February, Lots 600 – 1,100
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A Note on Lots 1001 to 1022
Lots 1001 to 1022 Originally Come from the Estate of Lieutenant Colonel Charles Howard-Bury (1883-1963). Soldier, Explorer, Botanist and Politician he was born in Charleville Castle, Tullamore, Co. Offaly the Only Son of an Anglo-Irish Military Captain. Charles Howard-Bury was the First Man to Ascend Mount Everest. In 1921 he was the Leader of the Mount Everest Reconnaissance Expedition, Organised and Financed by the Reconnaissance Committee. He Wrote a Full Published Account of his Experiences in 1922 and the Photographs Here Presented were taken by him on this Expedition. There are also Some Earlier and Later Photographs in this collection taken by Howard-Bury in Tibet, Peking and Mandalay. He Later Lived at Belvedere House, Mullingar in Co. Westmeath and was a Deputy Lieutenant of the County, as well as a Justice of the Peace. These Photographs were Bequeathed to his partner Rex B. Beaumont, who in Turn Later gifted them to a friend, and here Consigned.