Henri Cartier-Bresson

Mario, cultivator and dancing Master, Bali, 1949 Henri Cartier-Bresson

Balinese

Balinese were often treated with brutality by the Dutch and it often is reflected with expressions of hostility or anger in old photos taken during colonial occupation.

Werkudara & Arjuna ~ Indonesian performers, Wayang Wong ~ Java ~ Indonesia ~ c1923-1926

old-indische: Indonesian performers, Wayang Wong ~ Java ~ Indonesia ~

Beautiful Indonesian portrait.

Indonesia, Bali, Amlapura, Legong dancer in full costume holding fan

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.

Indonesian dancers c1880s

Indonesian dancers - Would love to have more info on this. It's as much comment about the Western photographer who took this as it is a representation of the local traditions and customs of the day.

Masked men of the theater acting in "Topéing", Java (c. 1900-1920) - US Library Of Congress

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

Masked Men of the Theater Acting in "Topéing," Java, Indonesia Description This photograph of a theatrical performance in the Dutch East Indies (present-day Indonesia) is from the Frank and Frances Carpenter Collection at the Library of Congress.

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