tie native longing for a sarong of every standard and *A vel design.
The native silversmiths hammer ont good designs in silver relief for betel- and tobacco-boxes, and exhibit great taste and invention in belt- and jacket-clasps, and 111 heavy knobs of hairpins and ear-rings, that are A ften made of gold and incrusted over with gems for tlcher folk.
There are no historic spots nor show-places of nave creation in Batavia; no kratons, or aloon-aloons, as eir palaces and courtyards are called; and only a sentimental interest for a virtual exile pining in his country is attached to the villa of Raden Saleh, uis Son regent 0f Samarang was educated in
UrA Pe; and lived there for twenty-three years, devel-A Plng decided talents as an artist, and enjoying the iendship of many men of rank and genius on the . ontinent, among the latter being Eugene Sue, who said to have taken Raden Saleh as model for the astern Prince in a The Wandering Jew.a In Java he und himself sadly isolated from his own people by s European tastes and habits; and he had little in Common with the coarse, rapacious mynheers whose 0 e thoughts were of crops and gulden. a Coffee and Sugar, sugar and coffee, are all that is talked here. It is a dreary atmosphere for an artist,a said Raden Saleh to a Almeida, who visited him at Batavia sixty odd years f?0- He has left a monument of his taste in this charm-villa, in a park whose land is now a vegetable-patch, s shady pleasance a beer-garden and exposition-jpound, and the sign a Tu Huura (a To Hirea ) hung rA Qi the royal entrance. The exposition of arts and