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original photographs by Alf Gregory - used for publication in THE TIMES 1953 - These photographs are for sale please ask for prices



Alf Gregory Imja Glacier

   


'Recording the scenes for posterity A. Gregory busy with his camera at the ridge camp, Imja Glacier'. Self Portrait??

BRITISH EVEREST 1953 EXPEDITION. World Copyright reserved by THE TIMES, London. The Times 1953    9" x 8" published in THE TIMES Mount Everest Supplement 1953. page 13  (see below)









 





































'The Party and High Altitude Sherpa Team at Advance Base on 31st May'. Reproduction must be acknowledged THE TIMES - World Copyright reserved by Himalayan Committee. r.s.m. on verso The Times 1953   . 'AG 63' in pencil on verso. 8" x 10"  26 x 20 cms  published in The Ascent of Everest. Plate 47'.




Alf Gregory Tensing Mount Everest 1953









'Tensing Norkey, the celebrated Sherpa Sirdar, with his mother at Thyangboche'. Reproduction must be acknowledged THE TIMES - World Copyright reserved by Himalayan Committee. Not to be published before Saturday 11th., July 1953. (on Gestetner printed label verso) BRITISH MOUNT EVEREST EXPEDITION 1953 World Copyright Reserved by The Times London (r.s.m. on verso) THE TIMES 1953   10" x 8"  20 x 26 cms  published in The Times Mount Everest Supplement 1953. page 5 (This photograph taken by Charles Wylie)

    













Alf Gregory Ed Hillary Mount Everest 1953















Ed Hillary. Head and shoulders portrait check shirt and string vest.  Reproduction must be acknowledged THE TIMES - World Copyright reserved by Himalayan Committee. r.s.m. on verso THE TIMES 1953   . 'AG 64' in pencil on verso. 10" x 8"

    









Alf Gregory Ed Hillary and George Lowe Mount Everest 1953









No. 12 'A moment of relaxation - Hillary seems to be enjoying the situation as Lowe using the expedition's wireless to send messages'.   Reproduction must be acknowledged THE TIMES - World Copyright reserved by Himalayan Committee. (on Gestetner printed label verso) Not to be published before Saturday 11th., July 1953. (r.s.m. on verso) THE TIMES 1953    8.5" x 8" published in THE TIMES Mount Everest Supplement 1953. page 12.


 


















Alf Gregory Ang Nima Sherpa Mount Everest 1953.





'Ang Nima Sherpa turns on his oxygen supply before continuing up the South-East ridge.' Reproduction must be acknowledged THE TIMES - World Copyright reserved by Himalayan Committee. r.s.m. on verso THE TIMES 1953. 8" x 10" image 6" x 9.5" see p. 159 Alf Gregory's 'Everest' 1993.







    













Alf Gregory photographs Ed Hillary Mount Everest 1953



'Hillary fastens the tent stays at a camp on the col at the head of Chola Khola during a practice climb. A more inhospitable resting place than this, based on rock and harassed by wind, would be hard to imagine'. THE TIMES COPYRIGHT r.s.m. on verso. The Times 1953    6.5" x 8.5"


    























Alf Gregory's 'Everest' 1993



'Ice pinnacles on Khumbu Glacier'. Reproduction must be acknowledged THE TIMES - World Copyright reserved by Himalayan Committee. r.s.m. on verso     . 'AG 33' in pencil on verso. 10" x 8" image 8" x 8" see p. 89 Alf Gregory's 'Everest' 1993. (similar to)

   

































'Sherpa Porters are carrying tents and boxes of rations to establish our higher camps.' Reproduction must be acknowledged THE TIMES - World Copyright reserved by Himalayan Committee. r.s.m. on verso THE TIMES 1953   . 'AG 43' in pencil on verso. see p. 101 Alf Gregory's 'Everest' 1993. 10" x 8" image 8" x 8"
















       










size 8" x 8" Lake Camp Pumori - Appears to be showing Charles Evans, Tom Bourdillon and George Band in the group. 'We had reached a shallow glacial lake between the moraine and the mountainside beneath the southern rampart of Pumori'.

The Ascent of Everest p. 89



Alf Gregory original photographs of Mount Everest

Alf Gregory Mount Everest 1953

James Morris  THE FIRST ASCENT OF MOUNT EVEREST. Supplement. with a full page photo 'On The Summit' Tensing, photographed by his companion Hillary, at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, May 29, 1953.  THE TIMES . 1953 Saturday 11th July  pp32.  fully illustrated with photos and diagrams, adverts. rare original newspaper Signed by Jan Morris.  Very Good- £145



Gregory A. Alf Gregory's EVEREST.   Constable.  1993 1st.  pp184.  b/w photos marking the 40th. anniversary. Signed by George Lowe, George Band, Michael Ward, Michael Westmacott, Charles Wylie and Jan Morris (who wrote the foreword). in dw Near Fine £395



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