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Guide to the Dutch East Indies Photograph Album
Bernath Mss 82  
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Dutch East Indies Photograph Album,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1920
    Collection Number: Bernath Mss 82
    Extent: .2 linear feet (1 half-size document box)
    Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Department of Special Collections
    Santa Barbara, California 93106-9010
    Physical Location: Del Sur
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

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    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    Dutch East Indies Photograph Album. Bernath Mss 82. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Purchase, 2003.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Photograph album of the Dutch East Indies [Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea], by the Wurffel Photostudio, Batavia, ca. 1920. Contains 113 black/white professional photographs of varying sizes, with calligraphed captions in white ink. Includes images of Bali (women, some palaces and temples), New Guinea (mainly Papua inhabitants), Java (Malang, Soerabaia, Grissee, Solo, Madioen - people, buildings, street scenes, temples, volcanoes, crater-lakes), Sumatra (Palembang, Bencoolen, Sabang, Krakatau, Ambon and Ceram - local population and scenery), Lombok (Maharaja of Lombok with two children), Perak (harbor, lighthouse, important buildings), and Banka (Telok Betong and Muntok).