Onnes KURKDJIAN, not titled [distant view of Mount Semeru] Enlarge 1 /1


Armenia 1851 – Surabaya, Java, Indonesia 1903

  • Indonesia from 1884

not titled [distant view of Mount Semeru] c 1900 Description: view across valley of mist to Mount Semeru in the distance, plume of smoke rising from volcano

Collection Title: panorama centre panel
Place made: Bromo-Tengger-Semeru National Park, East Java, Indonesia
Materials & Technique: photographs, Support: photographic paper

Primary Insc: studio wetstamp on verso centre in brown ink, "O. KURKDJIAN / HOFPHOTOGRAAF / VAN / H.M. DE KONINGIN / Rechtens verboden te / reproduceren in elken vorm / Tous droits rèservés / All rights reserved / Apply for written permit for / Illustrations and Scientific purposes etc;"
Secondary Insc: hand written inscriptions and illustrations on verso various locations in brown ink
Tertiary Insc: inscription on verso bottom left in blue ink, "17"
Dimensions: image and sheet 17.5 h x 23.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.2327
Subject: Collection: The Leo Haks collection of 19th and early 20th century Asian photography, acquired 2007.