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Onnes KURKDJIAN

Armenia 1851 – Surabaya, Java, Indonesia 1903

  • Indonesia from 1884

Java album 1915 Description: Black leather bound album, titled on cover with silver lettering reading Java. Album contains 44 leaves and 42 photographs that are titled on a label bottom right of each album page. Most negatives bear the studio stamp Foto-Kurkdjian-Soerabaia and some negatives are numbered. The album contains photographs of the landscape and people of Java as well as images of Dutch sailing ships.
Place made: Java, Indonesia
Materials & Technique: photographs, albums,

Dimensions: album closed 31.0 h x 43.1 w x 5.4 d cm open album 31.0 h x 84.6 w cm album page 30.2 h x 38.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.2143.1-42
Subject: Collection: The Leo Haks collection of 19th and early 20th century Asian photography, acquired 2007.
Provenance:
  • Leo Haks collection, Amsterdam, assembled between 1977 - 2007