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Title: Waroong Djawa. Den Haag-Scheveningen/La Haye - Scheveningue, Holland.
Description: Den Haag-Scheveningen, N.V. Indisch Restaurant Waroong Djawa, [circa], 1938. Original coloured and lithographed advertising card (picture postcard), 15x10.5cm., published by the first Indonesian Restaurant in Holland ever, Waroong Djawa, established 1912, at the Hague and Scheveningen. Designed by Jan Lavies. Front side with a vertical picture illustrating a walking waiter dressed in the Indonesian way in white with tranditional head-scarves, carrying a dish. Card signed in print Jan Lavies with company's name in english and further information at tail. Verso (blank) with also company's informative text, partly in english, at tail margin. SCAN AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. The Waroong Djawa, a The Hague based Indonesian restaurant, later with an affiliate at Scheveningen (up till 1940), was founded in 1912, presenting to the dutch public Indonesian food. This card has been designed by Jan Lavies and is in coloured lithography, unused. Fine copy.

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Price: EUR 40.00 = appr. US$ 43.47 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 47134