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Photograph taken by Gertrude Bell in Indonesia, March 1903

Description

View of street, Chinese man in foreground. "20 minutes brought us to Batavia which is a miniature Amsterdam with canals and houses with pointed red roofs, but exclusively inhabited by Chinese for the Dutch population has retired yet further inland.".

Reference code
GB/3/2/3/180
Creator
Bell, Gertrude Margaret Lowthian
Creation Date
Photograph Album Caption by Gertrude Bell
Batavia
Former reference
RTW 3_180
Photograph album
Location
IIIF Manifest
https://collectionscaptured.ncl.ac.uk/iiif/info/p21051coll153/5473/manifest.json