Royal women from Lampung, Sumatra

Indonesia vintage ~Sumatra ~ Royal women from Lampung, Sumatra

King of Dayak Kahayan. Borneo, Indonesia.

A Dayak chief, complete with amazing headdress, costume and weaponry. Supposedly some of my ancestors were of royal blood from the Dayak tribes of Borneo! I love this image - thank you Wikipedia for schooling me in my history x

Priyayi means aristocrats or the gentry class in Javanese society.

Indonesia ~ Priyayi means aristocrats or the gentry class in Javanese society.

Sultan Lingga, Soelaiman Badroe Alamsjah 1867

The reigning elite of the Riau-Lingga Sultanate, together with the Sultan (being seated, in the middle) as depicted in this 1867 photograph. The sultanate would be abolished under the Dutch powers in almost half a century later in

Sawunese Royal Family photos from ca.1880. Beni Ae (Quuen) is also address as Muri Beni (Her Majesty/Ladyship)

Indonesia ~ Sawunese Royal Family photos from Beni Ae (Quuen) is also address as Muri Beni (Her Majesty/Ladyship)

Bugis people. Aru Pancana We Tenriolle, Queen of Tanette, South Sulawesi. Pictured accompanied by court ladies.

Aru Pancana We Tenriolle, Queen of Tanette, South Sulawesi. Pictured accompanied by court ladies.

Priyayi means aristocrats or the gentry class in Javanese society.

Priyayi or aristocrats of the gentry class in Javanese society

Sultan of Sulu

Sultan of Sulu (Sulu is an island province of the Philippines located in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao)

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