The record is made up of 1 collotype print. It was created in 1888. It was written in German. The original is part of the British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers.
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This full-length seated portrait shows two men, described as [Muslim] pilgrims from Sukapura, an area in modern-day East Java.
The man on the right wears a checked jacket over a checked sarong, which may be a form of teluk beskap . He wears a stripe-printed turban on his head, sandals on his feet and across his body is a dark-coloured strap. The man on the left also wears a shirt-jacket and sarong of pale-colour, which may be a teluk beskap , as well as a pale-coloured turban on his head.
The negative has had hand-work applied, particularly about the feet.
Printed above image, in ink:
Printed beneath image, in ink:
‘Pilger aus Sukapura (Java).’
A circular 'British Museum' blind stamp is located in the lower left corner.
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- 1 collotype print
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138 x 98 mm
1 collotype print
The print is in good condition.
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- German in Latin script
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- British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers
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- 1888 (CE, Gregorian)
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'Pilger aus Sukapura'. Photographer: Christiaan Snouck Hurgronje, British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, 1781.b.6/34, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100023619120.0x000047> [accessed 19 November 2017]
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- 'Pilger aus Sukapura'. Photographer: Christiaan Snouck Hurgronje
- Hurgronje, Christiaan, Snouck
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