1800 Black Cherokee Princess

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The three women pictured in this incredible photograph from 1885 -- Anandibai Joshi of India, Keiko Okami of Japan, and Sabat Islambouli of Syria -- each became the first licensed female doctors in their respective countries. The three were students at the Women’s Medical College of Pennsylvania; one of the only places in the world at the time where women could study medicine.

1885 -- Anandibai Joshi of India, Keiko Okami of Japan, and Sabat Islambouli of Syria -- each became the first licensed female doctors in their respective countries. The three were students at the Women’s Medical College of Pennsylvania.

A FEMALE Samurai Warrior (c. late 1800s) | 20 Badass Women Who Destroyed Stereotypes and Inspired Future Generations

Rare photograph of an Onna-bugeisha, female warriors of the upper social classes in feudal Japan. Often mistakenly referred to as “female samurai”, female warriors have a long history in Japan, beginning long before samurai emerged as a warrior class.

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.

No photos exist that show the atrocious conditions in the concentration camps for Dutch women and children on Java under the Japanese occupation of the Dutch East Indies (now Indonesia) during WWII.  These Sept 20, 1945 photos of Camp Banjoebiroe 10 in Central Java were taken 5 weeks after the end of WWII by Lady Mountbatten, wife of Lord Mountbatten, Supreme Allied Commander of South-East Asia.

No photos exist that show the atrocious conditions in the concentration camps…

COLLECTIE TROPENMUSEUM Portret van Ida Bagoes Soeria punggawa van Boeboenan TMnr 10024101.jpg

COLLECTIE TROPENMUSEUM Portret van Ida Bagoes Soeria punggawa van Boeboenan TMnr 10024101.jpg

Batavian Railroad Passenger Train in the city that is now Jakarta Indonesia, formerly a Dutch Colony under the name Batavia

Batavian Railroad Passenger Train

Batavian Railroad Passenger Train in the city that is now Jakarta Indonesia, formerly a Dutch Colony under the name Batavia

Perempuan Indo, Mevrouw Van Haverkamp dan putrinya. 1930-1950

Perempuan Indo, Mevrouw Van Haverkamp dan putrinya. 1930-1950

Women and children in an internment camp during the Japanese occupation of the Dutch East Indies.   For more than three years women and children live in the filthy, overcrowded Japanese internment camp Tjideng in a part of Batavia which has been sectioned off.   Print  More Sharing ServicesShare | Share on facebookShare on myspaceShare on twitter

Women and children in an internment camp during the Japanese occupation of the Dutch East Indies. For more than three years women and children live in the filthy, overcrowded Japanese internment camp Tjideng in a part of Batavia which has been sectioned off. Print More Sharing ServicesShare | Share on facebookShare on myspaceShare on twitter

File:COLLECTIE TROPENMUSEUM Eetkamer van een europese woning Makassar Celebes TMnr 10013900.jpg

File:COLLECTIE TROPENMUSEUM Eetkamer van een europese woning Makassar Celebes TMnr 10013900.jpg

Dayak_Sumber_Koleksi Museum Belanda (By. Dasa Novi Gultom)Sungguh tergelitik, melihat teman di media sosial alias Medsos membagikan link tulisan mengenai…

Indonesia, Java ~ Wild adventure - Central Borneo island: Photo Documentation: The Dayak Head Hunter from Kalimantan In Search of the headhunting tribes of Borneo

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