A Small Collection of Medals to War Correspondents
Date of Auction: 16th July 2020
Sold for £2,200
Estimate: £1,200 - £1,600
China 1900, 1 clasp, Relief of Pekin (W. Whittall, War Correspondent) the clasp a contemporary tailor’s copy, good very fine £1,200-£1,600
FootnoteProvenance: John Tamplin Collection, Dix Noonan Webb, September 2003.
William Whittall represented Reuter’s Agency during the Boxer Rebellion, and was the only one of the ten War Correspondents in China to receive a clasp to his medal.