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Title: Verslag nopens de Pasar-Gambir gehouden op het Koningsplein te Weltevreden [Batavia] van 28 Augustus-2 September 1906. [Eerste druk; First edition].
Description: Batavia, Landsdrukkerij, 1906. Small 4. Recent private clothbacked boards, original printed front cover laid-down. 35pp. Captioned monochrome frontispiece (illustrates an Angklung-Orchestra), 14 captioned monochrome plates after original photographs, of which 3 explicite illustrations of Pavillions, others featuring indonesian handicrafts and workers partly showing ex- ind interior of Pavillions, concise profit-and loss-account displayed on page 35, footnotes/references. Rather detailed dutch language report on the annual fair 1906 (Pasar-Gambir) kept at Weltevreden (Batavia) at Koningsplein, august-september 1906, represented by indigenous crafts men and women: Batik and Ikat, wood and bone carving, gold and silversmithing, etc. Good copy. Rare.

Keywords: pasargambir annual fair handicrafts craftsmen women smithing carving batavia weltevreden koningsplein representation indigenous pavillions colonialism indonesia southeastasia exhibition

Price: EUR 350.00 = appr. US$ 380.40 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 55674