Charles J. KLEINGROTHE, not titled [front porch of house] Enlarge 1 /1



  • worked Singapore 1889 worked Indonesia 1889-c.1925

not titled [front porch of house] 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: cream card disbound from album, embossed plate mark

Primary Insc: studio stamp embossed on mount, "C. J. Kleingrothe / MEDAN, SUMATRA"
Secondary Insc: paper maker stamp embossed oval lower right support, "Bristol LM / -TEINTE JULIEN"
Dimensions: image and sheet 27.8 h x 36.2 w cm support 46.6 h x 55.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.2218.15
Subject: Collection: The Leo Haks collection of 19th and early 20th century Asian photography, acquired 2007.
  • Leo Haks collection, Amsterdam, assembled between 1977 - 2007.