1890's. Woman Delivering Charcoal. A very cheerful woman, with one of her breasts exposed, is carrying three huge packs of charcoal on what appears to be a country road. During the summer, women in the countryside often had much of their body exposed when they worked. Many men wore only a loincloth. Even in the city. This was especially the case for laborers and poor farmers.

Cheerful Japanese woman, with one breast exposed, carrying enormous loads of material for charcoal on country road.

Warong (food stall) in Batavia (Jakarta) 1915

Old postcard from the old Dutch East Indies Jakarta was known as Batavia in that time. But I do love those old pictures!

Java -  Woodbury & Page  C. 1850-60

JAVA WOODBURY (WALTER BENTLEY) and JAMES PAGE. Two albums comprising a total of 60 topographical views and portraits in Java, predominantly in and around Batavia, together with 29 loose photographs, also from the Woodbury & Page studio, a few

Megalith in Bada Valley, Indonesia, date unknown.

Indonesia Bada Valley Bada Valley or Napu Valley, located in the Lore Lindu National Park in Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, contains hundreds of megaliths going back to the century. The purpose of the megaliths and their builders are unknown.

miss riboet ii with another early indonesian singer.  amazing music at haji maji blog.

MISS RIBOET II (INDONESIA)

miss riboet ii with another early indonesian singer. amazing music at haji maji…

This Karo woman is wearing a padung-padung, a silver ear pendant, the most well-known type of Batak jewelry.

// Karo woman wearing a padung-padung, a silver ear pendant, the most well-known type of Batak jewelry.

OPOI: Balinese Man with huge rooster in a Basket ~ Bali ~ Indonesia ca 1930

Indonesia, Bali ~ Balinese Man with huge rooster in a Basket ~ ca 1930

COLLECTIE TROPENMUSEUM Portret van een voorname Atjeher met een slaaf.

COLLECTIE TROPENMUSEUM Portret van een voorname Atjeher met een slaaf.

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