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Prof. Dr. C. (Christiaan) Snouck Hurgronje

Oosterhout Netherlands 1857 – Leiden, Netherlands 1936

  • Mecca 1884 Indonesia 1889 -1906?

not titled [plates 21,23, 26-36 from J. W. J. Wellan, O. L. Helfrich (Zuid-Sumatra Instituut): Zuid-Sumatracontaining 23 portraits of Muslim pilgrims from Indonesia] c 1889
Collection Title: J. W. J. Wellan, O. L. Helfrich (Zuid-Sumatra Instituut): Zuid-Sumatra. Overzicht van de literatuur der gewesten Bengkoelen, Djambi, de Lampongsche districten en Palembang. Nederlandsche Boek- en Steendrukkerij, ‘s-Gravenhage, 1923–1928;De Nederlandsche boek- en steendrukkerij v/h H.L. Smits, 1923 [South Sumatra. Review of the literature Bengkoelen, Jambi, the Lampongsche districts of regions and Palembang. Nederlandsche Book-and stone printing company, 's-Gravenhage, 1923-1928; Band 1: Theology until the end of 1915. Band 2: Theology from 1916 to 1925].
Title Notes: The images appear to have been taken in Jeddah in 1884 at the Dutch consulate of INdonesian muslim pilgrims on their way to Mecca
Creation Notes: photographs shot c 1889 but portfolio printed later, as suggested by the gleatin silver prints and typesetting.
Materials & Technique: photographs, portfolios, Photography

Primary Insc: jaarboek van het mijnwezen in nederlandsch oost indie drie en veertigste jaargang 1914 wetenschappelijk gedeelte atlas bevattende (translates as = Yearbook of mining in the Dutch East Indies three and fortieth year 1914 scientific section containing Atlas)
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.3116.1-14
Subject: Collection: The Leo Haks collection of 19th and early 20th century Asian photography, acquired 2007.
Provenance:
  • Leo Haks collection, Amsterdam, assembled between 1977 - 2007.