2240 - 2343 INDONESIA. BOOKS, MAPS, PLANS AND VIEWS, PAINTINGS, DRAWINGS, PHOTOGRAPHS
- Varnish sl. soiled/ yellowed. = SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXXVII.
- Sl. yellowed/ soiled.
= Haks/ Maris p.82: "One of the most prolific of all painters of Indonesian subjects."
= SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXXVII.
- Sl. yellowed. = SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXXVIII.
- Sl. yellowed and some vague foxing/ soiling; pinholes in blank corners; tape ghost in upper blank corners; sm. tear in left blank margin.
= Provenance: the Bateson and Mead Collection. With marking ("OS"[?]) in brush and red watercolour in lower left blank margin recto; verso w. contemp. annotation(?) in Balinese script, dated "23.4.37" and numb. "862[?]" (erased and hardly visible) and "33" in pencil; recto w. annot. "Rijstoogst, I Deg, Badoeng" and numb. "141" (within circular stamp) in pen and ink and numb. "31" within circle in pencil. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXXIX.
- Sl. yellowed and some very vague foxing/ soiling.
= Provenance: the Bateson and Mead Collection. With marking ("OS"[?]) in brush and red watercolour in lower left blank margin recto; verso w. contemp. annotation(?) in Balinese script, dated "26.3.37" and numb. "603" and "173" in pencil; with the orig. (dam.) simple stiff paper passepartout loosely pres., w. annot. "Buiten het dorp, I Radoe, Badoeng" and numb. "122" (within circular stamp) in pen and ink. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXXIX.
- Verso of both lvs. w. sellotape stains in margins (not visible on recto).
= Impressive drawing, showing both sides of the Kali Besar, accurately depicting the buildings along the canal (from left to right i.a. the Internationale Crediet- en Handelsvereeniging Rotterdam, firma Kolff & Co, Assurantiemaatschappij Sluyters & Co and the Chartered Bank are visible) with nice staffage of people, cars and boats. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXXVIII.
- Foxed and sl. browned.
- Some sl. yellowing/ foxing. Vol. 1 covers loose(ning) and spine-ends dam.; vol. 2 partly waterstained and cloth torn along lower joint and frontcover.
= Bastin/ Brommer p.46 and 204-207; Buur, Persoonlijke documenten 323.
- Lacks 4 plates; occas. trifle foxed; a few lvs. and plates sl. frayed.
= Bastin/ Brommer 186 and p.11f ("(...) magnificent hand coloured lithograph plates of Javanese topography and costume"); Lipperheide Ld23; Colas 2342; Hiler p.705. Rare series of very fine plates. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXXVII.
= The first series depicting mostly prominent buildings, i.a. the Residential home, the City Hall, the "Rotterdamsche Bank" and the "Groote Societeit". The second series are private photographs by a Dutch marine man, incl. a few scenes in Hong Kong.
= I.a. a few larger photographs by Kurkdjian.
- Some occas. sl. yellowing/ spotting/ foxing. Binding rubbed and sl. chipped, the decorated plate w. some flaked-off paint spots.
= Very nice album with travel pictures, showing streetviews, hotels, tourist sites, landscape views (incl. waterfalls and rice fields) and incl. portraits of Indonesian people. Places visited i.a. Soerabaja, Prigèn, Trètès, Tosari, the Bromo and Semeroe volcanos, the Borobudur, Telogosari, Ngadiwono, Djokjakarta, Buitenzorg (i.a. pineapple market) and Garoet, and people portrayed i.a. "zwafelgaarders", prince Goesti Djelantik (of Karang Assem), the prince ("vorst") of Bangli and his family/ servant(s) and the prince of Kloenkoeng with three other men. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XC.
= "Aangeboden aan den Kapt. Adj. der Luchtvaartafd. H.A. van Neden bij zijn vertrek op 12 Mei 1928" (manuscript on upper pastedown). Interesting album containing (interior) views of the military airbase Andir (Bandung), i.a. the hangars, officer's buildings and technical worksites, as well as several nice aerial views of i.a. Bandung, Batavia, Weltevreden, the Borobudur, the harbour of Tanjung Priok, Cheribon, Semarang, Palembang, various volcanoes and squadrons of flying airplanes. Andir airbase was opened on 1 March 1925 and was used as staff headquarters from October 1925 onwards. Nowadays it is known as Husein Sastranegara Airport. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XC.
- Margins of most prints faded/ discoloured; occas. sl. foxed; a few marginal tears.
= Very nice and varied collection of one E. Winkelman ("EdWinkelman 1901" in pen and ink on verso first free endpaper), each photo w. manuscript captions giving the locations, on western Sumatra, western Java and in Batavia and Buitenzorg, including streetviews, portraits of Indonesian people (i.a. "Voorname Javanen", "Cacao-plukkers", "Sarong weefster", "Topengi dansmeid", the regent of Garoet with his officials, a group of Wajang Wong players, a couple selling baskets), views of people at work on tea, sugar, cinchona, rice and 'padi' plantations, a Chinese 'warong', people tasting tea and picking coconuts, a cable train to the Ombilin-mines and its workers' living quarters ("woning-loods dwangarbeiders"). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XCI.
= A few larger photographs show an infrastructural project probably on Java. The rest of the photographs were probably made by a member of a Dutch colonial family, with family portraits, portraits of the employees, the residential home, trips (i.a. hotel "Batoe Arden"). And a few loosely inserted photographs, showing a factory, Dutch colonial homes (incl. a family having tea in front of the house) and a photograph showing a large car with people with the annotation: "Door mij verkochte gouvernements auto voor koelie vervoer".