Javanese woman c.1930.

There are also significant numbers of people of Javanese descent in most Provinces of Indonesia, Malaysia, Suriname and the Netherlands.

Young Javanese woman c. 1885

Kassian Céphas Indonesia Young Javanese woman c. 1885 Albumen silver photograph x cm Collection National Gallery of Australia (via Art Blart)

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.

Makasarese lady

Indonesia, Makassar ~ Young Makassar woman in traditional clothes (baju bodo) in the colonial period,

Two Balinese woman and a man.

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

Indonesia ~ Celebes (now Sulawesi) ~ 'Tandako pajogé' dancers. Pasere Maloku, ca. 1870 | ©Photographer H. (Hendrik) Veen

Indonesia ~ Celebes (now Sulawesi) ~ 'Tandako pajogé' dancers. Pasere Maloku, ca.

Dancers from Pasere Maloekoe, North Celebes  (c1910, Dutch Indies)  Photographer unknown

Indonesia ~ Dancers from Pasere Maloekoe, North Celebes Dutch Indies) Photographer unknown

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