• worked Singapore 1889 worked Indonesia 1889-c.1925

not titled [dining room] 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, carbon? photograph Support: gray paper on cream card disbound from album, embossed plate mark

Primary Insc: signed inscription, "C. J. Kleingrothe / MEDAN, SUMATRA"
Dimensions: image and sheet 28.0 h x 37.2 w cm support 45.8 h x 55.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.2218.14
Subject: Collection: The Leo Haks collection of 19th and early 20th century Asian photography, acquired 2007.
  • Leo Haks collection, Amsterdam, assembled between 1977 - 2007.