Postpaarbank 1939, now changed into Bank Tabungan Negara (BTN)

Dutch East Indies, Postpaarbank now changed into Bank Tabungan Negara (BTN)

Indonesian first President Soekarno in the Philippines stamp

Budi Putra on

Philippines Stamp - President of the Philippines Pres Quirino & Indonesian first President Sukarno

Indie Moet Vrij! (“The Indies Shall Be Freed!”), 1944 The Dutch had a vested interest in the Japanese occupation of Indonesia. This British poster was distributed by the Netherlands Government in exile and distributed in the liberated South of the Netherlands towards the end of WWII. War Posters: Weapons of Mass Communication by James Aulich (New York: Thames & Hudson, 2007).

The Indies Must be Free! Japan is cast as an especially sinister octopus, In this context “Indie Moet Vrij” means that the Dutch East Indies should be Dutch again. Pat Keely’s poster, printed in.

Jaarmarkt Pasar-Malem Soerabaia (Jan Lavies)  Advertising in the Dutch East-Indies (Nederlands-Indië). A reminder of the Tempo Doeloe.

Indonesia ~ Jaarmarkt Pasar-Malem Soerabaia (Jan Lavies) Advertising in the Dutch East-Indies (Nederlands-Indië). A reminder of the Tempo Doeloe.

Sukarno was the 1st president of Indonesia. He was leader of the Indonesia during the colonialism. He spend a lot of times in jails try to free his countries from colonialism. Even in Jails, he never gave up. His charisma, spirit, never say die attitude guide Indonesia to become Independence.

When the KGB tried to blackmail Indonesian President Achmed Sukarno with found sex tapes, Sukarno didn’t fall for it. Instead, he asked for more copies of the video so he could show people back in his country.

Javanese women - "flowers of the Malay race" - color plate from 1940's book by route44west, $10.00

A Javanese couple, a 1940's print, a couple from Java

Javanese women - "flowers of the Malay race" - color plate from book by…

Soeharto, 2nd President of Indonesia. The smiling general. A brilliant visionary.

Soeharto, President of Indonesia. The smiling general. A brilliant visionary.

Henri Pieck, "50 Million Indonesians are being silenced," Netherlands, 1929. Election Poster for the Dutch Communist Party.

Henri Pieck, Million Indonesians are being silenced," Netherlands, Election Poster for the Dutch Communist Party.

Obat Batuk. " Ini Obat Tjoema Di Bikin Pada " : TOKO OBAT PO AN JOK FONG - DJAKARTA._1950s

Obat Batuk. " Ini Obat Tjoema Di Bikin Pada " : TOKO OBAT PO AN JOK FONG - DJAKARTA._1950s

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