1865 Ketut Djelantik with The Princess Gusti Ajoe Putu on his arm. You can see the King's foot rests firmly on the girl holding the umbrella. This is to signify he is above her and in control of her. In Indonesian culture the feet are considered unclean and one should never point with the foot, step over someone or touch someone with their foot. Here the King makes a clear statement that this is my daughter, The Princess, elevated on a stool and even with The King and below us are our…
Pokekea Archeological Site, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia
The ruins of Prambanan soon after their discovery
De hoofden van de plaats Lebak, waar Multatuli (alias van Eduard Douwes Dekker, 1820-1887), beroemd Nederlands schrijver, assistent-resident was. Indonesië, datum onbekend.