C. B. NIEUWENHUIS, Meer van Manindjau [Maninjau Lake] Enlarge 1 /1


Amsterdam, The Netherlands 1863 – Sumatra, Indonesia 1922


  • 1884 Jakarta to Padang, Sumatra, Indonesia 1892

Meer van Manindjau [Maninjau Lake] Description: [landscape showing fields and houses with lake and mountains in distance]
Title Notes: title drawn from inscription on verso
Place made: Sumatra, Indonesia
Materials & Technique: photographs, Support: photographic paper

Primary Insc: photographer's credit on lower right corner in negative white lettering, "C. NIEUWENHUIS. / PADANG"
Tertiary Insc: inscribed on sheet lower left corner in blue ink, "Meer v. Manindjau" inscribed on sheet lower left corner in pencil, "2/14" inscribed on verso top centre, in pencil, "Meer van Manindjau"
Dimensions: sheet 28.3 h x 21.4 w cm image 21.0 h x 27.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.2440
Subject: Collection: The Leo Haks collection of 19th and early 20th century Asian photography, acquired 2007.
  • Leo Haks collection, Amsterdam, assembled between 1977 - 2007.