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Cephas (Kassain) Views
2002.R.40  
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Description
The collection comprises 18 albumen photographs of Indonesian Buddhist temples at Borobudur and Prambanam by Kassian Cephas.
Background
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.
Extent
18 photographs
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Availability
Open for use by qualified researchers.