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Subjects vary from street scenes to ecclesiastical, some early colour, the odd few postally marked.
Together with a booklet 'Avant e Apres la Destruction d'Ypres, Album - Vues' containing 20 perforated Post Card type views.
Heavy item believed to have been cast at Swindon Works as a commemorative piece for the visit of the loco to the USA. Rider who was Public Relations & Publicity Officer for the Great Western Railway both in New York and London through his career.
Just over 12" buffer to buffer and in extremely good condition. Leather bound Desk Tidy with a pair of glass inkwells, a rotating calendar, a couple of dipping pens and a delightful wooden handled rubber stamp with 'Great Western Railway Of England' on the face and the stamping face reading 'Great Western Railway Of England C. Rider Travelling Passenger Agent 500 First Avenue New York'.
Also with this an unopened pack and a half box of Business Cards for this person showing his New York address. Rider from his days as Travelling Passenger Agent in New York.
Also a small miscellany of paper correspondence and an interesting 'Ontario Liquor Permit' dated 1928 and a small collection of stamped envelopes from around the world addressed to Mr Rider whilst in his position with BR at Paddington in the early 1950's. The significant piece is a Peruvian Silver Table Cigarette Box inlaid on the lid with a silver Peruvian Sol coin dated 1888.
Together with a Grand Trunk - Canadian National Railways Central Vermont Railway roll out Map with top and bottom strengtheners dated 1925.