Two Balinese woman and a man. Date and photographer unknown.

Smiles are rarely seen in photos taken during Netherlands colonial rule. Sadly, the Dutch were not kindly rulers and often mistreated the Balinese people.

From "Indigenous People, Sumatra", 1890s by Anton Willem Nieuwenhuis

From "Indigenous People, Sumatra", by Anton Willem Nieuwenhuis

Indonesia, Bugis tradtional clothing. ~ The Buginese people are an ethnic group - the most numerous of the three major linguistic and ethnic groups of South Sulawesi, in the southwestern province of Sulawesi, third largest island of Indonesia.

~ The Buginese people are an ethnic group - the most numerous of the three major linguistic and ethnic groups of South Sulawesi, in the southwestern province of Sulawesi, third largest island of Indonesia.


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