67 1655 Caricature Wechmar E von
67/1655 [Caricature]. Wechmar, E. von. Delianer 1927. N.pl., n.publ., n.d. (±1927), 20 col. plates by E. VON WECHMAR, loose as issued in orig. giltlettered cl. portfolio, folio.

= Rare caricatures of Deli-planters and the other rich, famous and notorious inhabitants of Deli, most of whom are identified in manuscript pen/ pencil on verso (i.a. "L. Koolemans Beynen", "Simons", "Mr. Buffart", "Mr. Lieftinck", "gouverneur Van Kempen", "Kraaijvanger", "Nieuwenhuis", "Dr. Baermann", "W. Siewerts van Reesema", and finally the artist himself (SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXVII). Haks/ Maris p.288: "German. Illustrator and caricaturist, active in Indonesia in the roaring 1920s. During that period he made several watercolours depicting the colonials and their life style in a subtle mocking way (...)."

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