The Three Graces

The Three Graces

Who is Isidore van Kinsbergen? Isidore van Kingsbergen is sometimes described as the “sleeping beauty” of nineteenth-century photography. Wh...

Who is Isidore van Kinsbergen? Isidore van Kingsbergen is sometimes described as the “sleeping beauty” of nineteenth-century photography. Wh...

OPOI: Batavia Girl on Batik Costume ~ Batavia ~ Jakarta Indonesia ca 1910

OPOI: Batavia Girl on Batik Costume ~ Batavia ~ Jakarta Indonesia ca 1910

The word Batik is originally an Idonesian-Malay word and means to dot .This art of textile is spread in the hindu and malay world, but Indonesia is certainly the heart of the Batik.This way of painting and coloring textile has reached its higher degree of excellence in the Island of Java , in cities like Solo, Yogyakarta, Pekalongan or Cirebon. From Java this 'batik' cloth was exported to other islands of the archipelago and to the Malay peninsula.

The word Batik is originally an Idonesian-Malay word and means to dot .This art of textile is spread in the hindu and malay world, but Indonesia is certainly the heart of the Batik.This way of painting and coloring textile has reached its higher degree of excellence in the Island of Java , in cities like Solo, Yogyakarta, Pekalongan or Cirebon. From Java this 'batik' cloth was exported to other islands of the archipelago and to the Malay peninsula.

Kartini n her sister. Buitenzorg Bogor.

Kartini n her sister. Buitenzorg Bogor.

Batavia, 1926-1929

Batavia, 1926-1929

Batavia Tempo Doeloe

Batavia Tempo Doeloe

#KassianCephas 1845 tropen

#KassianCephas 1845 tropen

A group of four srimpi (court-dancers) performing a scene from Groneman’s “In den Kedaton te Jogjåkartå,” Indonesia, ca. 1884. #KassianCephas  Source: Tropenmuseum

A group of four srimpi (court-dancers) performing a scene from Groneman’s “In den Kedaton te Jogjåkartå,” Indonesia, ca. 1884. #KassianCephas Source: Tropenmuseum

Javanese dancer, Indonesia, ca. 1900. #KassianCephas

Javanese dancer, Indonesia, ca. 1900. #KassianCephas

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