Java. Suikerfabriek Pangka. (Residente Tagal.)4.
Amsterdam, Frans Buffa & Zonen. [n.d., 1865-72.]
Chromolithograph with hand finishing, probably from the Subscription Edition, very fine. c.270 x 360mm, 10½ x 14¼". Framed over image. Unexamined out of frame.
A view of a sugar refinery on Java, Indonesia, from 'Java. naar schilderijen en teekeningen van A. Salm. Op steen gebracht door J.C. Greive'. Abraham Salm (1801-76) spent 29 years in Indonesia, working as a merchant and then a tobacco plantation owner. On his returned to Europe the publisher Franz Buffa commissioned Greive to lithograph twenty-four of Salm's paintings, publishing them in parts between 1865-72.
Landwehr, Coloured plates, 421: 'One of Buffa's most beautiful publications'.
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