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70/2323 Photographs Collection of ±190 photographs showing the construction of dams locks and bridges in eastern Java
70/2323 Photographs  Collection of ±190 photographs showing the construction of dams locks and bridges in eastern Java
70/2323 Photographs  Collection of ±190 photographs showing the construction of dams locks and bridges in eastern Java
70/2323 Photographs  Collection of ±190 photographs showing the construction of dams locks and bridges in eastern Java
70/2323 Photographs  Collection of ±190 photographs showing the construction of dams locks and bridges in eastern Java
70/2323 Photographs  Collection of ±190 photographs showing the construction of dams locks and bridges in eastern Java
70/2323 [Photographs]. Collection of ±190 photographs showing (the construction of) dams, locks and bridges in eastern Java, ±1921-1924 (a few 1914, a few late 40s), some attached (by two or three) to form panoramic views, ±8x13,5 to ±17x23 cm., mostly mounted in contemp. album and w. accomp. mounted printed caption (i.a. with dates) and manuscript number, limp cordbound cloth w. manuscript title-piece "Irrigatie Afd: "Brantas". Sectie Modjokerto", obl. folio.

- Some loose photos w. some small imperfections.

= Interesting collection concerning one of the three irrigation departments established around the turn of the 20th century to control and improve the irrigation of land for agricultural purposes. The department of the Brantas river and its side river was the most important. The collection in the album is divided into sections, showing dams etc. in i.a. the river Konto (Kali Konto) (i.a. the dam Siman, dam Damarwoelan and siphon Krapak), kali Bredjil, kali Landean, kali Batan and the Wangkal canal, and the bulding of a bridge over the Brantas near Kertsono (an account of 36 photos from the start of the construction sometime in the spring of 1923 to the festive opening early 1924). Also containing photos of dam bursts and other damages (i.a. caused by the 'bandjir', flooding due to heavy rain), images from the 'subsection Modjokerto' (i.a. of the office building during the awarding of a prize to a 'mantri' of the water management, a pumping station and a water station), and some images of agricultural fields and plantations (Wadoek Kras, Wadoek Balongombo). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XCII.

€ (500-700) 700