Charles J. KLEINGROTHEG.R. LAMBERT & Co, Tuin Hoofdadministratie Enlarge 1 /1



attributed to

  • worked Singapore 1889 worked Indonesia 1889-c.1925


commenced 1867 – 1916 /1920

attributed to (organisation)

Tuin Hoofdadministratie 1898 Description: disassembled portfolio
Place made: Sumatra, Indonesia
Creation Notes: Kleingrothe began work in Indonesia from 1889 and it is likely the images were made between 1889 - 1890 as Kleingrothe formed a partnership with Stafhell in 1890
Materials & Technique: photographs, portfolios albumen prints, albumen silver? photographs Support: gray card leaf

Primary Insc: inscribed lower centre support printed caption, "TUIN HOOFDADMINISTRATIE", inscribed in the negative in white letters "2550"
Secondary Insc: paper maker stamp embossed oval lower right support, "Bristol LM / -TEINTE JULIEN"
Dimensions: image and sheet 27.5 h x 36.4 w cm support 45.8 h x 55.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.2218.2
Subject: Collection: The Leo Haks collection of 19th and early 20th century Asian photography, acquired 2007.
  • Leo Haks collection, Amsterdam, assembled between 1977 - 2007.