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Charles KLEINGROTHE

Germany

photographer

  • worked Singapore 1889 worked Indonesia 1889-c.1925

Herman STAFHELL

photographer

  • Sweden 1880s worked Indonesia 1889-1894

Sumatra album c.1900 Description: A 27 leaf bound album. Has decorative wood lacquered cover with gold and pearl shell details. Contains 50 albumen silver photographs. Some photographs carry studio credits and or negative numbers. The album is a presentation album that was commissioned by a tobacco company.
Place made: Sumatra, Indonesia
Creation Notes: images date back to 1880s.
Materials & Technique: photographs, albums, 50 albumen silver photographs lacquer album with cover embossed design in gold and pearl shell

Dimensions: closed album 40.5 h x 55.5 w x 8.1 d cm open album 40.5 h x 115 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.1773.1-50
Provenance:
  • Leo Haks collection, Amsterdam, assembled between 1977– 2007