Gusti Kanjeng Ratu Mas, Surakarta, Java, Indonesia 1920s | Beautiful!

old-indische: Gusti Kanjeng Ratu Mas Royalty of Surakarta ~ Java ~ Indonesia ca 1920

Indonesia ~ Sumatera, Nais | Studio portrait of two women from South Nias in dance costume. ca 1892 - 1922 | ©Christiaan Benjamin Nieuwenhuis

Studio portrait of two women from South Nias in dance costume. ca Sumatra, Indonesia ©Christiaan Benjamin Nieuwenhuis

Bangswan Atjeh dan istrinya. 1900-1920

A young couple in The seemingly wealthy man is armed with a triple crowned Sikin sword and a Dutch Hembrug 1873 Revolver.

Postpaarbank 1939, now changed into Bank Tabungan Negara (BTN)

Dutch East Indies, Postpaarbank now changed into Bank Tabungan Negara (BTN)

Koloniale Tentoonstelling Semarang 1914

Dutch Colonial Exhibition, Semarang (Java, Indonesia), Showing a Javanese bride draped in the elaborate fabrics of traditional dress.

King of Dayak Kahayan. Borneo, Indonesia.

A Dayak chief, complete with amazing headdress, costume and weaponry. Supposedly some of my ancestors were of royal blood from the Dayak tribes of Borneo! I love this image - thank you Wikipedia for schooling me in my history x

Indonesian President Sukarno with son Guntur Sukarnoputra and daughter Megawati Sukarnoputri while receiving Indian Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru and his daughter Indira Gandhi.

Indonesian President Sukarno with son Guntur Sukarnoputra and daughter Megawati Sukarnoputri while receiving Indian Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru and his daughter Indira Gandhi.

Acehnese. Young Woman from Pidie, Aceh ~ Sumatera ~ Indonesia ca 1899

old-indische: Woman ~ Pidie ~ Aceh ~ Sumatera ~ Indonesia ca 1899

Japanese propaganda poster in Indonesia: Poster for a propaganda film, "Pahlawan Tank Nishizoemi" (Tank Hero: Nishizoemi),

This one's a bit of a departure from typical Japanese propaganda. ("Japanese propaganda poster in Indonesia: Poster for a propaganda film, "Pahlawan Tank Nishizoemi" (Tank Hero: Nishizoemi),")

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