Castro and Guevara photos sold in Gloucestershire

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Rare and intimate photographs taken of the leaders of the Cuban revolution during its early years have sold for £31,730 at auction in Gloucestershire.

The 14 black-and-white photos include images of President Fidel Castro and fellow communist leader Che Guevara.

Dating from 1959 to the early 1960s, 12 were taken by Mr Castro's official photographer Alberto Korda.

The prize lot, a picture of Mr Guevara game fishing, fetched £6,600 at Dominic Winter Auctioneers, in Cirencester.

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