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70 2325 Photographs Kurkdjian O 1851 1903
70 2325 Photographs  Kurkdjian O  1851 1903
70 2325 Photographs  Kurkdjian O  1851 1903
70/2325 [Photographs]. Kurkdjian, O. (1851-1903). "Java". Album containing 30 mounted gelatin silverprints, 1917, mostly ±17x23 cm., all but one w. "Foto-Kurkdjian-Soerabaia" in the plate in lower corner and w. giltlettered caption on mount, gilt colophon page w. "Presented by J.J.A. van Meel Steamshipowner & Shipbroker Rotterdam - Soerabaia", contemp. cordbound limp cl. w. mounted circular gelatin silverprint on frontcover, obl. folio.

- Colophon-page sl. foxed

= Colophon-page also reading "Origineele opnamen door N.V. Atelier Kurkdjian Soerabaia". Nice album showing landscapes and other 'tourist' scenery, (people at work on) sugar/ coffee/ rice/ rubber plantations, a close-up of a blooming robusta plant, and a fine panoramic view of Soerabaja towards the harbour and sea (one large print, 16x57,5 cm., folded in the middle; not signed), 4 attached photographs showing pages of the Weekblad voor Indië, on the sailing ship "Albertine Beatrice", which set sail for Rotterdam on February 4th, 1917, 2 group portraits (one showing the guests on the "Albertine Beatrice", the other on the "John Davie" which left for Holland on April 15th, 1917) and the ship "Nest" in a floating dry dock. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XCII.

€ (1.000-1.500)