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View of Semarang


View of Semarang

Rach, Johannes

View of Semarang, seen from the west bank of the Semarang river.

In the foreground left a mosque, now (in 2002) situated on the Jl. Imam Bonjol. The mosque is flanked by several Javanese houses, not shown is the residence of the Javanese prince.

In the background the Dutch part of the city is shown, with a flagpole and watchtower to the left.

A little more to the right is the shipyard, barracks and warehouses of the VOC. The large building in the centre is the government building.

Cf. National Library of Indonesia, inv. nr. BG 06.

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Sources and literature

Bruin, M. de en B. Kist, Johannes Rach 1720-1783. Artist in Indonesia and Asia (2001)