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10 volumes related to licensing laws – £4000 at Thomson Roddick.

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The material covered the period 1870-1910.

This Carlisle sale was led by a mid-19th century portrait by an unknown artist of Daniel Gurney (1791-1880), the brother of the prison and social reformer Elizabeth Fry. It sold for at £10,000 via thesaleroom.com.

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Portrait of Daniel Gurney – £10,000 at Thomson Roddick.

A partner in the family banking business for over 60 years, Gurney wrote several essays on related matters, but was also a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries and produced works relating to his archaeological interests.