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A Balinese family (c. 1910-1920) Tropenmuseum

A Rare Historical Look At Old Indonesia - 25 Photos Taken Pre-1920

A Balinese family (c. 1910-1920) Tropenmuseum

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…

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…

Balinese girls pounding rice, Bali. 1920.

Balinese girls pounding rice, Bali. 1920.

Indonesia ~ Bali, Badung Royal Court | Crown ~ gelung agung ~ gold and gemstones | 19th century

Indonesia ~ Bali, Badung Royal Court | Crown ~ gelung agung ~ gold and gemstones | 19th century

Grand costume de cour (Grand court dress), ca. 1900, photographer unknown. Source: Tropenmuseum of the Royal Tropical Institute, Amsterdam (KIT)

Grand costume de cour (Grand court dress), ca. 1900, photographer unknown. Source: Tropenmuseum of the Royal Tropical Institute, Amsterdam (KIT)

Indonesia

Indonesia

Road on Bali (1928)

Road on Bali (1928)

Walter Spies !!!

Walter Spies !!!

Sochieb - (Surabaya, 1931) - Gadis Bali, 1959.

Sochieb - (Surabaya, 1931) - Gadis Bali, 1959.

Balinese dancer, old postcard, 1930s

Balinese dancer, old postcard, 1930s

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