JAK-677

Antique Print of the Gunung Balong Mountain (Java) by Perelaer (1888)

  • Condition: Fair, general age-related toning. Minor wear and foxing. Please study image carefully.
  • Date: 1888
  • Overall size: 26.5 x 20 cm.
  • Image size: 23.5 x 17 cm.
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Description: Antique print of the Gunung Balong mountain on Java, Indonesia. It also shows Chinese people searching for bird's eggs. This print originates from 'Het Kamerlid van Berkestein in Nederlandsch-Indie.', (translation: van Berkestein, member of the Dutch Parliament in the Dutch East-Indies.) by M.T.H. Perelaer, published in Leiden, circa 1888.

Artists and Engravers: M.T.H. (Michel Theophile Hubert) Perelaer (Maastricht 1831 - Den Haag 1901), also called majoor (major) Perelaer, was a Dutch writer, who was in Indonesia for years. The lithographs are after drawings by Jhr. J.C. Rappard.