Summary

Original photographs largely relating to Indonesia includes portraits and maps. The dedication on the front of the album reads: 'Dedicated to my friend Richard Seegers (sic), Hon. Secretary of the Anthropological Society of Victoria. (illegible signature.)
Loose handwritten note which includes the address of author - 'Batavia' and the date of November 8th states: 'There it is Richard. Letter follows. Kindest regards to your relatives. Geetings from, Tony'.
Batavia was the former official name of Jakarta, capital of Indonesia (formerly Dutch East Indies), during the Dutch East Indies period.

Physical Description

Handmade photograph album. Front and back covers are of light yellow card and includes 53 black and white photographs attached with a metal fastener along the left edge. Also includes 20 loose photographs and one loose note. Handwritten inscription (dedication) in ink on front cover.

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