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  • worked Singapore 1889 worked Indonesia 1889-c.1925

Sumatra 1898 Description: Unbound portfolio titled Sumatra on cover with drawn illustration of locals, native homestead and river. Title page is a replica of portfolio cover. Portfolio has 50 leaves and 72 photogravures. Details of the photographer (Charles J. Kleingrothe) are printed at the bottom of each page. Each photogravure is titled below the image in Dutch and English.
Place made: Sumatra, Indonesia
Materials & Technique: photographs, portfolios, portfolio has 50 leaves and 72 photogravures

Dimensions: portfolio (closed) 29.2 h x 36.8 w x 4.4 d cm portfolio (open) 29.0 h x 77.4 w cm page 28.0 h x 36.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.2142.1-53
Subject: Collection: The Leo Haks collection of 19th and early 20th century Asian photography, acquired 2007.
  • Leo Haks collection, Amsterdam, assembled between 1977 - 2007.