Navigation
Cart$0.00

Antique Print Borbudur Temple by Woodbury & Page (c.1870)

Return to Previous Page
Description

Product Description

Antique photograph depicting the Boeroe Boedoe, (Borobudur temple Java), ca. 1870.
Original late 19th-century photograph by ‘Woodbury & Page’, mounted on cardboard, matted.

‘Woodbury & Page’ can be considered the most important and most prolific photographic firm to have operated in Netherlands Indies, now Indonesia, in the nineteenth century. Founded in the late 1850s by Walter Bentley Woodbury and James Page, this firm continued to operate long after their departure and under various owners, into the early twentieth century.

Borobudur, this famous Buddhist temple, dating from the 8th and 9th centuries, is located in central Java. It was built in three tiers: a pyramidal base with five concentric square terraces, the trunk of a cone with three circular platforms and, at the top, a monumental stupa. The walls and balustrades are decorated with fine low reliefs, covering a total surface area of 2,500 m2. Around the circular platforms are 72 openwork stupas, each containing a statue of the Buddha.

Purchase Code: BG-09688

12.000.000 IDR incl. passepartout.

700,00 Euro incl. passepartout.
825,00 USD incl. passepartout.

Product Enquiry

Product Enquiry

Related Products

Antique Print Batavia by Deeleman (1860)

Antique Print Batavia by Deeleman titled ‘BATAVIA. – Woning van z. exc. den generaal van het leger. – Hotel de s. exc. le general’. Extremely rare hand-coloured lithographic plate of the generals house in Batavia,...

Antique Print Südküste ostwarts von Rongkop by Junghuhn (c.1853)

A rare and beautiful coloured lithograph of Rongkop, Java. The print is from one of two German editions of the drawing of Franz Wilhelm Junghuhn (1809-1864), a German doctor, naturalist, explorer and French Foreign Legion...

Antique Etching Java Landscape II by Poortenaar (c.1922)

A beautiful Java Landscape etching/aquatint by Jan Poortenaar. Jan Christiaan Poortenaar is a Dutch graphic artist, graphic designer, painter, watercolorist, draftsman, engraver, lithographer, manufacturer of wood cuts, illustrator, author, and publisher. Poortenaar (1886-1958) was mainly...

De Indische Archipel by C.W. Mieling (1865-1876)

De Indische Archipel. ~ C.W. Mieling 1865 – 76 Title: De Indische Archipel. – Tafereelen uit de natuur en het volksleven in Indië. It was in January 1862 that a Prospectus was issued by C....

Antique Print Town Hall Batavia by Van Schley (1754)

Antique print town hall Batavia titled ‘Vue de la Maison Ville a Batavia – Gezicht van’t Stadhuys te Batavia’. The “Stadhuys van Batavia”, (Town Hall of Batavia) , was the administrative headquarters of the Dutch...

Antique Print Kahwah-Patua by Junghuhn (c.1853)

A rare and beautiful coloured lithograph of the Kahwah-Patua, Java. The print is from one of two German editions of the drawing of Franz Wilhelm Junghuhn (1809-1864), a German doctor, naturalist, explorer and French Foreign...

Antique Print Telaga-Patengan by Junghuhn (c.1853)

A rare and beautiful coloured lithograph of the Telaga-Patengan, Java. The print is from one of two German editions of the drawing of Franz Wilhelm Junghuhn (1809-1864), a German doctor, naturalist, explorer and French Foreign...

Antique Prints Tandjong Priok Batavia by Folkertsma (c.1875)

Antique Prints Tandjong Priok Batavia by Folkertsma (c.1875). Four small drawings in pen and ink, watercolor and white gouache of “Tandjong Priok, Batavia” by the Dutch G. Folkertsma (1847-1912). Folkertsma is mostly known as a...

Antique Print Gunung-Gede by Junghuhn (c.1853)

A rare and beautiful coloured lithograph of the Gunung-Gede, Java. The print is from one of two German editions of the drawing of Franz Wilhelm Junghuhn (1809-1864), a German doctor, naturalist, explorer and French Foreign...

Antique Print Batavia by Tirion (1739)

Antique print Batavia by Tirion titled ‘Batavia’. Attractive and rare view of the city and the castle of Batavia (Jakarta) seen from the sea. Originates from ‘Hedendaagsche Historie, of tegenwoordige staat van alle volkeren … II...
Back to top