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11. Suasana Malam Malam di Kanal Macan

Malam haripun tiba, pantulan sinar bulan di atas atap balai kota sangat menakjubkan. Terang bulan seperti ini terjadi pada bulan yang tidak pucat seperti karton, tetapi bulan di langit utara yang berwarna seperti bola api berkilau. Walaupun Matahari di hindia adalah matahari yang panasnya kurang ajar, tapi bulan di sini adalah penghibur yang dermawan, bagaikan peri bercahaya. Sekarang ia berkilau perak di atas air kanal macan. Bulan seakan mengambang dan bergoyang ketika perahu datang dari kanal Amsterdam atau Kanal Leo, oleh pendayung perahu dengan dayung tangan pendek.

11. The Night. Tiger Canal at Night

Night arrived, the reflection of moonlight on the roof of city hall was fabulous. Bright moon like this happened when she was not pale like cardboard, but in the northern sky colored sparkling fireball. Although the Sun in the Indie was very hot, but the moon was a generous entertainer, like a fairy glow. Now she was glistening on the water of tiger canal like silver. The moon seemed to float and sway when the boat came out of Amsterdam Canal or Lion Canal , by the short-handed paddle boat rowers.

10. Cermin Kehidupan BataviaBudak Perempuan Mandi di Kanal Buaya

Jalan di Kanal Macan adalah cermin kehidupan warga kota Batavia di abad 16 dan 17. Di kanal itu rumah-rumah orang Europa melampaui prestise rumah di kanal-kanal kota Batavia yang lain. Pohon-pohon dan rumah megah di bangun lebih unggul dari pada bagian kota yang lain. Posisinya membuat jalan ini arteri lalu lintas antara dua lapangan utama kota, alun-alun stadhuis- dan kastil. Dua Jalan yang mengapit Kanal Macan dua-duanya di bawah naungan pohon asam dan kenari.

Di sini orang menggunakan rompi putih, lengan panjang dan "celana nyamuk", di senja hari.

10. Mirror of Life in BataviaThe Bathing Female Slave in Crocodile Canal

The streets in Tigers Canal was Batavian city life mirror in the 16th and 17th centuries. In the canal houses of the Europan was beyond the prestige of the house in the other canals. The trees and luxury houses was built more superior than houses in the rest of the city. Its position made these streets the traffic artery between the two main squares of the city, stadhuis and castle. Two streets flanking Tiger Canal were in the shade of tamarind trees and walnuts.

Here people used a white vest, long sleeves, and " mosquito pants " at dusk.

Art-Deco di JakartaInterior Museum Bank Indonesia

Jakarta adalah kota dengan gaya arsitektur Art-Deco, demikian kata teman yang melihat gaya Art-Deco sebagai dominasi gaya bangunan di Jakarta tahun 1930an. Tetapi banyak orang Jakarta yang tidak tahu apa itu Art-Deco. Ada orang yang mendengar kata Art-Deco saja baru pertama kali. Bahkan ada juga mahasiswa arsitektur yang merasa asing dengan kata-kata Art-Deco. Ini semua dapat kita maklumi karena di sekolah mereka tidak pernah diajarkan tentang sejarah seni selain sejarah perjuangan dan perang.

Art-Deco in JakartaInterior of Bank Indonesia Museum

Jakarta is a city of Art-Deco architectural style, according to a friend who saw an Art-Deco style as building style domination in Jakarta 1930s. But many people in Jakarta do not know what is Art-Deco. There are those who heard the word Art-Deco for the first time. In fact, there are also students of architecture who are unfamiliar with the words Art-Deco. We can understand all of these, because at school they never learned the history of art in addition to the history of struggle and war.

9. Huru-HaraPelelangan Budak di Batavia

Tetapi juga ada yang cukup berbeda di Kanal Macan yaitu pembunuhan yang membuat panik semua orang. Kejadian itu terjadi ketika para budak dari dalam rumah orang kaya tiba-tiba mengamuk, ketika timbul kecemburuan antara para budak yang menjadi perseteruan pahit antar pribadi. Seorang budak menusukkan keris ke tubuh budak yang lain dan kemudian, dalam hiruk pikuk yang berdarah ini, budak tadi berlari di sepanjang jalan bagai banteng, membabat siapa saja yang ditemui.

Catatan Harian kastil Batavia berisi beberapa catatan tentang peristiwa berdarah contoh pada tanggal  31 Juli 1659 terdapat

9. RiotSlave Auction in Batavia

There was also a different atmosphere in the Tiger canal namely a murder that caused panic to everyone. The incident occurred when the slaves of a rich man suddenly run amok. Jealousy arose between the slave that became a bitter feud between individuals. A slave thrust a keris (Javanese Sword)  into the body of the other slaves and then, in the bustle of this bloody, the slave had run along the road like a bull, thrashed anyone he met.

The diary of Batavia castle contained some notes about the bloody events. For example, on July 31, 1659 contained the following events below:

,,One evening a

8. Pernikahan dan PemakamanSuasana Di Dalam Kastil

Kadang-kadang di Kanal Macan ada acara resmi yang penuh sukacita, dan juga acara berkabung. Ketika pernikahan diadakan di salah satu rumah besar dengan pesta meriah ada rumah yang berduka di mana kereta jenazah berada di depan pintu. “Orang mati dan pengantin keduanya harus keluar dari rumah" kata-kata ini berlaku di Batavia tanpa kekecualian. Jadi pemakaman seorang Laki-laki atau perempuan mengambil tempat  umum bersama. Orang mati tidak boleh di kubur di dalam rumah, itu berlaku di seluruh Batavia.

8. Wedding and FuneralInside The Castle

Sometimes in Tiger Canal lasted official event of joy, and also mourning. When the wedding was held in a big house with a huge party, there was a grieving house where the hearse was in front of the door. “The dead man and the groom must both be out of the house" So the funeral of a man or a woman took a public place together. The dead were not to be buried in the house, it had applied throughout Batavia. When the Governor General Carel Reyniersz funeral, a procession walked from the castle through Princestraat, across the field before Tiger canal, past nieuwpoort street to church.

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