Java commenced 1857 – 1908

photographic studio

Moeara Padang, gezien vanaf de Apenberg 1880 Description: translation: Muara Padang, seen from the Monkey Mountain
Title Notes: title drawn from KITLV record (see notes)
Place made: Padang, West Sumatra, Indonesia
Creation Notes: date drawn from KITLV database
Materials & Technique: photographs, albumen prints, albumen silver photograph

Primary Insc: studio stamp on image bottom right blind embossed, "PHOTOGRAPHIEEN VAN NED-INDIE / BATAVIA / W&P" [in circular stamp]
Tertiary Insc: inscribed on verso top centre right in hand scripted brown ink, "Moeara te Padang." inscribed on verso lower left in pencil, "2185"
Dimensions: image 20.1 h x 25.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.2780
Subject: Collection: The Leo Haks collection of 19th and early 20th century Asian photography, acquired 2007.
  • Leo Haks Collection: 1977 - 2007
  • Assembled in Amsterdam, Holland.