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Lot No. 569

Auction No. 23
Category Stamps & Postal History
    Western Australia
      States and Territories
Est. $75
Status Auction Pending



1900-1910 Leo Quick (artist & Merchant seaman) personal portfolio & sketch book of remaining items drawn or collected by him during his time in the Merchant Navy travelling through Europe & Australasia. The sketchbook contains several complete & unfinished coloured & black & white illustrations (ships & people) signed & unsigned all in pen & ink. The lady adorning the cover front to Guernsey is closely related to a couple of the sketches. Various documents in the portfolio incl a 1901 Travel Pass for permission to travel from Newcastle to Dundee by sail for a Mr Ashe, a blank "Banquer de la Martinique Cheque" pencilled underneath with "A relic from Martinique found in ruins 3 days after the fatal eruption May 1902" plus a few other items of interest.