Devi Dja, 1940 The Pavlova of the Orient from Devi Dja’s Bali & Javanese Cultural Dancers book

Devi Dja “The Pavlova of the Orient” From “Devi Dja’s Bali & Javanese Cultural Dancers” Souvenir Book, Nicolas Editions Artistiques, Paris,

Man of Nias, Sumatra, Indonesia in ceremonial costume. Mentawai (also known as Mentawei and Mentawi) people are the native people of the Mentawai Islands, West Sumatra province, Indonesia. The Mentawai population is estimated to be about 64,000. The Mentawai language belongs to the Austronesian language family. The people are characterised by their heavy spirituality, body art and their tendency to sharpen their teeth, a practice they feel makes one beautiful.

les-sources-du-nil: “ Man of Nias in ceremonial costume, including the warrior’s neck emblem and elaborate headgear (The poster is printed in the Nias language, which was never written until.

Regent van Probolinggo, Raden Toemenggoeng Soeroadinegoro, met twee dochters

Regent van Probolinggo, Raden Toemenggoeng Soeroadinegoro, met twee dochters

Indonesia - Sumatra, Nias Island | Warrior / soldier. | Photographer and date unknown

Indonesia - Sumatra, Nias Island | Warrior / soldier. | Photographer and date unknown

Raden Ajoe, de echtgenote van een regent van Soerabaja. Ca. 1890.

Raden Ajoe, de echtgenote van een regent van Soerabaja. Ca. 1890.

COLLECTIE TROPENMUSEUM Raden Mas Kotar van het hof van Sultan Hamengkoe Boewono VI van Djogdjakarta

Photo by Isidore van Kinsbergen of Raden Mas Kotar of the court of Sultan Hamengkoe Buwono VI of Yogyakarta,

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