1814 - 1889 INDONESIA. BOOKS, MAPS, PLANS, PRINTS, DRAWINGS, PHOTOGRAPHS
- Occas. sl. wrinkled and w. brownish gluestains shining through.
= Prob. images of Sumatra (a few photographs showing traditional Batak architecture), incl. railway scenes and very nice landscape views.
= Private album of the assistent resident family of Poerwokerto, central Java.
= Private album of a Dutch soldier dispatched to Indonesia.
= Mostly views of landscapes (i.a. lake of Lèlès, surroundings of Garut), details of the Borobudur. Also an execution of an Indonesian man.
= Some photographers: Charls & van Es (Surabaya), Alexs Davids (Surabaya, for Woodbury and Page), J.B. Jasper (Surabaya), Kinsbergen (Batavia), Koene & Com (Batavia), Woodbury and Page (Java), Atelier Petz & Co. (Batavia), A. Wünlisch (Batavia), Olland & Co. (Batavia), R. Schütz (Java), Céphas (Yogyakarta), S.W. Camerik (Yopgyakarta and Samarang) and C.K. Louran (Java).
- Most leaves loose.
= With calligraphed manuscript presentation leaf in col. pen and ink and col. pencil mounted on verso frontcover: "In dankbare herinnering aan de vele uren besteed in het belang van de DTB Officieele Vereeniging voor Toeristenverkeer" and with a manuscript list of locations (not all scenes identified). Includes quite a few nice streetviews in Batavia and photographs showing local people busy with their daily chores (people washing their laundry, selling drinks along the street, water carriers, children swimming etc.).
- Album lacks backstrip; covers almost loose, a few (sm.) cracks and scratches. Photographs fine.
= Rich album with i.a. the following scenes (mostly identified in pencil): "Langs den weg naar Tjipanas"; "Buitenzorg" (15 views); "Paleis Buitenzorg" (4 views); "Plantentuin Buitenzorg" (3 views); "Spoor Bandoeng-Garoet"; "aanleg waterleiding"; (Streetscene); "Sawahs"; "Station Buitenzorg"; "Preanger" (4 views); "Tjipanas"; "Garoet" (2 views); "Station Buitenzorg"; "Bad Buitenzorg"; "Regents-huis Garoet"; "Papandajan"; "Java" (2 views). Also contains a few (partly loosely inserted) albumen prints of Colombo and surroundings, i.a. a fine portrait by SKEEN & CO of a Tamil girl (sl. creased in margins) and several street scenes in Colombo. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XLIII.
- Including several photographs yellowed from the glue used for mounting and several faded photographs.
= Private album, containing hunting scenes (boar, tiger and deer), landscapes, a few village views and a nice photograph of a "human Japanese fan" showing 10 western women clothed in Japanese fashion lying on the spokes of a giant fan.
ADDED: a collection of ±150 negatives (mostly celluloid) of a trip from Europe to the East-Indies (±1900).
- Lacks title-leaf; sm. portion of blank margin of map torn off; all plates foxed; occas. sl. browned w. waterstains. Portfolio (badly) dam.; covers loose; lacks backstrip. Sold w.a.f.
= Rouffaer/ Muller Suppl. II, 249. Contains nice photographs (dated 1905) by C.J. Kleingrothe, active 1885-1925 (Toekang Potret p.183). Very rare (only 2 copies in NCC, both also mentioning 79 plates).
- Blank margins of plates (badly) foxed, mostly not affecting the image; sm. portion of outer upper corner of title torn off. Portfolio (badly) dam., mainly at backstrip.
- A few lvs. w. (repaired) tears, not affectings the postcards. Album sl. rubbed along extremities; waterstains on covers.
= Nice original collection; mainly with views of places in Indonesia, i.a. Java, Weltevreden, Padang, Koeta-Radja and Bodjong, showing schools, churches and a few rivers.
- Closed tear in upper right corner and unobtrusive creases in right margin.
= Pencil annotation in upper right corner reads as follows: "Anak perempoean bali [Young Balinese girl] naar een foto van G. Krause". Astonishingly deceptive handdrawn copy after a photograph by Gregor Krause. On the artist Johan Gabriëlse, see Haks/ Maris p.95: "(...) underestimated artist (...)." SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XLIV.
= Probably also after a photograph by Gregor Krause. On the artist Johan Gabriëlse see Haks/ Maris p.95: "(...) underestimated artist (...)." SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XLIV.
= Both with a vague prob. Japanese "scroll" stamp below the artist's signature. Artist not traced.
Truoc, P. (mid 20th cent.). (Portrait of a Chinese official). Drawing, watercolour, 24x19,3 cm., signed "P. Truoc 4115" in lower right corner (with similar Japanese stamp). - AND 2 (hand)col. lithographs, i.a. E. HARDOUIN, "Eene Javaansche vrouw" (21,5x14,5 cm. Sl. foxed).
- Most plates trifle foxed and sl. yellowed along outer margins; several plates w. (closed) tear(s) in blank margin.
= I.a. "Kinderen (Gamboes mimische dansers)": "De Senninan-Ganger"; "Hanengevecht"; "Opiumschuivers"; "Kolenbrander"; "Vruchtenverkoopster" and "Ketopat verkoopster". Attractive plates from one of the rarest series of coloured lithographs concerning the Netherlands Indies, showing the native inhabitants in their various typical daily activities. In total 56 plates were published. Landwehr, Dutch Books w. Col. Plates 392; Bastin & Brommer N497; Haks & Maris, p.208. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XLIV.
- Slightly waterst.; dustoiled/ trifle creased in blank margins. = Feith 78f.
- Sl. agetoned; yellowed along border of former passepartout.
- Sl. browned. = Cf. Feith 78a I (state before I? The address "presentement chés Lacgaussée (...)" not present).
(Die Innere Aufsicht des Castells in Batavia nebst der Schloss Kirche. Vuë interieure du Pallais de Batavie avec l'Eglise du Chateau). Contemp. handcol. engr. optical view by F.X. HABERMANN, borders painted black and w. (large) perforations backed w. col. (pict.) paper for candle-light viewing, Augsb., "au Negoce commun (...)", ±1770.
- Waterstain in lower margin; sl. browned. = Feith 78c.