Memories of Dutch East Indies

The Dutch East Indies (Dutch: Nederlands-Indië; Indonesian: Hindia-Belanda) was a Dutch colony that became modern Indonesia following World War II. It was formed from the nationalised colonies of the Dutch East India Company, which came under the administration of the Dutch government in 1800. During the 19th century, Dutch possessions and hegemony were expanded, reaching their greatest territorial extent in the early 20th century. This colony which later formed modern-day Indonesia.
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Warong (food stall) in Batavia (Jakarta) 1915

Old postcard from the old Dutch East Indies Jakarta was known as Batavia in that time. But I do love those old pictures!

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