• Short Summary

    Sotheby's, London, - famed for its record-breaking art auctions - was the scene May 11 for an auction with a difference - one in aid of World Refugee Year.

  • Description

    Sotheby's, London, - famed for its record-breaking art auctions - was the scene May 11 for an auction with a difference - one in aid of World Refugee Year.
    Among articles auctioned were tea caddies presented by the Queen, which fetched GBP400, and a doll made by an inmate of Parkhurst prison, which fetched GBP22.
    A painting by Sir Winston Churchill went for GBP7400, and there to see it sold was Lady Churchill.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAF1BA0G8QLLH47JNHEKZKH0ZD
    Media URN:
    VLVAF1BA0G8QLLH47JNHEKZKH0ZD
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/05/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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