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Pic­ture per­fect: A su­perb col­lec­tion of nearly 1,000 photo-cards of Whitby and the sur­round­ing area by the cel­e­brated lo­cal pho­tog­ra­pher John Thomas Ross, as­sem­bled by the late Richard Moore, is of­fered at Boul­ton and Cooper in Mal­ton on Wed­nes­day. It in­cludes lifeboats, rail­way sta­tions, ship­wrecks and First World War bom­bard­ments, plus all sorts of Whitby ephemera.

Out of this world:

At David Dug­gleby’s Scar­bor­ough sale­rooms to­day, a pair of un­usual 19th cen­tury ce­les­tial and ter­res­trial ta­ble globes by Scot­tish maker James Kirk­wood, on ma­hogany bases, are listed at £3,000£4,000.

Rocks away: A sap­phire and di­a­mond three-stone 18 ct white gold ring went for £4,700 at Mor­phets of Har­ro­gate while a di­a­mond three-stone 18 ct gold ring fetched £4,465. Cup­board love: Staithes Group painter Harold Knight’s The Cor­ner Cup­board went for £2,875, way above es­ti­mate, at David Dug­gleby’s Scar­bor­ough sale­rooms and Mary Weather­ill’s wa­ter­colour Whitby – Dock End and the Angel Ho­tel made £1,840.

Sil­ver lin­ing: An en­graved Vic­to­rian sil­ver tray, dated 1866, by Martin, Hall and Co, of Sh­effield, re­alised £3,125 at Christie’s In­te­ri­ors in Lon­don.

Heron soars: A se­ries of ten screen­prints by Sir Terry Frost, who moved to York­shire in 1954 and died in 2003, sur­faced at a Bon­hams prints and mul­ti­ples sale in Lon­don, with the artist’s Tol­carne Moon Blue New­lyn achiev­ing top price at £1,250. An etch­ing by David Hock­ney, Fig­ures with Still Life from The Blue Gui­tar (1977), made £1,187 but a screen­print en­ti­tled Jan­uary 1973: 12, by Leeds-born Pa­trick Heron, out­did them all by fetch­ing £3,125.

Th­ese globes by James Kirk­wood should fetch £3,000£4,000 to­day; in­set, pho­tos of old Whitby, in­clud­ing the fish­ing in­dus­try, are set to fetch a de­cent sum at Boul­ton and Cooper.

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