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The collection comprises 18 albumen photographs of Indonesian Buddhist temples at Borobudur and Prambanam by Kassian Cephas.
Kassian Cephas was the first professional photographer native to Java. He had a studio in Yogyakarta and was appointed painter and photographer to the court in 1871. He was a member of the Royal Institute of Linguistics and Anthropology (Leiden) and the Dutch Archaeological Union (Archaeologische Vereeniging) of Yogyakarta, which commissioned his photographic campaigns at Prambanam and Borobudur.
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