Antique Print of Women doing the Laundry in Batavia by Perelaer (1888)



Description: Antique print of women doing the laundry in the mountain river near Ciliwung (or Tjiliwoeng) Valley, Buitenzorg, Batavia, Java, Indonesia. This print originates from ‘Het Kamerlid van Berkestein in Nederlandsch-Indie.’, (translation: van Berkestein, member of the Dutch Parliament in the Dutch East-Indies.) by M.T.H. Perelaer, published in Leiden, circa 1888.

Artists and Engravers: M.T.H. (Michel Theophile Hubert) Perelaer (Maastricht 1831 – Den Haag 1901), also called majoor (major) Perelaer, was a Dutch writer, who was in Indonesia for years. The lithographs are after drawings by Jhr. J.C. Rappard.

  • Date: 1888
  • Overall size: 31 x 24 cm.
  • Image size: 23.5 x 17 cm.
  • Condition: Fine. General age related toning and light staining and / or foxing, mostly the margins. Please study image carefully.
  • Purchase code: P2630
  • Price in IDR: 1,400,000