• Indonesia 1867

Beknopte Beschrijving van de Aardbeving [Concise description of the earthquake] ( Jakarta June 1867) July 1867 Description: Written and published by C. J. Morel with a forward by L. van Laar and illustrated with photographs by S. W. Camerik, is an account of the earthquake in Jogjakarta in June 1867. Text is in Dutch and four of the five plates carry titles.
Place made: Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta Special Region, Indonesia
Creation Notes: Photgraphs were taken after the Yogyakarta earthquake of 10 June 1867. The publication was advertised in July 1867 [newspaper scan attached to multimedia]
Materials & Technique: photographs, illustrated books albumen prints, 5 tipped in albumen silver photographs, letterpress Edition: Published by C.J. Morel, Semarang, 1 September 1867

Edition Notes: Laar, L van. Beknopte beschrijving met 4 groote photographien, van de aardbeving die het eiland Java in den ochtend van den 10den Junij 1867 heeft geteisterd, benevens eenige historische herinneringen aan den oorsprong van Passar-Gedee. Samarang: Morel, 1867.
Dimensions: album closed 27.6 h x 21.8 w x 0.8 d cm open album 27.6 h x 45.0 w cm album page image each 16.5 h x 21.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.1882.1-5
Subject: Collection: The Leo Haks collection of 19th and early 20th century Asian photography, acquired 2007.
  • Leo Haks collection, Amsterdam, assembled between 1977 - 2007.