Antiquarian, architectural, and landscape illustrations of the History of Java by the late Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles, F.R.S., formerly Lieut.-Governor of Java and its dependencies, etc. etc. ; with a large map of Java and its dependencies and several interesting plates now first published

This is a copy of the 1844 publication containing 92 plates of illustrations, and a large folded map, which accompanied Raffles's monumental work, History of Java, written when he was Lieut.-Governor of Java and its dependencies. Published here are illustrated portraits of Javanese nobility and ordinary folks in ancient costumes, sketches of Javanese weapons, musical instruments, ancient inscriptions, fascimiles of signs, plans of ancient temples, as well as diagrams of Javanese architecture and historical artifacts.

 

Title
Antiquarian, architectural, and landscape illustrations of the History of Java by the late Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles, F.R.S., formerly Lieut.-Governor of Java and its dependencies, etc. etc. ; with a large map of Java and its dependencies and several interesting plates now first published
Creator
Raffles, Thomas Stamford, Sir, 1781-1826
Subject
Java (Indonesia)--History--Pictorial works
Java (Indonesia)--Description and travel--Pictorial works
Architecture
Geography and Travels
Geographical areas and countries
Arts
Publisher
Henry G. Bohn, 1844
Digital Description
application/pdf, 37265 KB, 278 p. : ill.(some col.), facsims., map, plans, ports.
Table of Contents
List of plates
Appendix.
All Rights Reserved. National Library Board Singapore 2006.

 

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