Photography auction in aid of The International Rescue Committee.

We are launching the Financial Times Seasonal Appeal 2014 for The International Rescue Committee with a photography auction. Sotheby’s Adrian Biddell will be auctioning the lots on Wednesday December 3.

Seasonal Appeal launch

Photography auction on Wednesday December 3, 6.30pm-9.30pm
Getty Images Gallery, 45 Eastcastle Street, London W1W 8DX

Invitation only

Exhibition viewing

December 2 – December 3 – 10am-5.30pm

Getty Images Gallery, 45 Eastcastle Street, London W1W 8DX

For queries about the event please contact or +44 (0)20 7692 2751, or

Press contact: or +44 (0)20 7692 2739

How to bid

This year bidding will include absentee bids as well as live bids on the evening. Bidding will open at midday (12pm GMT) on Wednesday November 26 and close on 4pm (GMT) on Wednesday December 3.

The highest absentee bid will have a representative who will make a bid on your behalf.

Absentee bids

Bidding is open for absentee bids. To register, please email or 44 (0)20 7692 2751 with your full name, mobile phone number, landline number, email address, lot title and your maximum bid.

We will call you to finalise your registration and payment details if you are the highest bidder.

Terms and conditions

Photographs are sold as seen at the exhibition or on the evening of the auction. Winning lots cannot be refunded or returned. Our returns policy does not affect your statutory rights.

Photographs are framed for the purpose of the event. The Financial Times will not be responsible for the reframing of any purchased prints. Lots won should be collected at the end of the auction. Payment should be made in full.

If an absentee bid wins the lot, they must arrange their own collection for each print from The International Rescue Committee: 3 Bloomsbury Place, London, WC1A 2QL.

You can donate to the Financial Times Seasonal Appeal from midday on November 26 at

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