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commenced 1885 – 1925

Photographer (organisation)

Batak frau [Batak woman] C. 1890
Collection Title: Souvenir de Sumatra
Title Notes: The Batak people live in the north of Sumatra, in the hilly region of lake Toba. At the beginning of this century the last Batak were placed under the authority of the Netherlands. Most of them were christianized. The Batak form the largest protestant community of Asia.
Page: Pg. [7]
Place made: Sumatra, Indonesia
Materials & Technique: photographs, albums albumen prints, albumen silver photograph Support: mounted on album page of thick cream card

Dimensions: image and sheet 13.8 h x 10.0 w cm album page 21.8 h x 16.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.1880.5
Subject: Collection: The Leo Haks collection of 19th and early 20th century Asian photography, acquired 2007.
  • Leo Haks collection, Amsterdam, assembled between 1977 - 2007.