1950s Borneo Malaysia, Dayak Couple

Dayak male and female. Male has a throat tattoo that is said to protect the bearer from headhunters. The tattoo is believed to make the skin of the neck stronger. Beautiful headdress on the girl too Photo circa

Java -  Woodbury & Page  C. 1850-60

JAVA WOODBURY (WALTER BENTLEY) and JAMES PAGE. Two albums comprising a total of 60 topographical views and portraits in Java, predominantly in and around Batavia, together with 29 loose photographs, also from the Woodbury & Page studio, a few

Two Balinese woman and a man. Date and photographer unknown.

Smiles are rarely seen in photos taken during Netherlands colonial rule. Sadly, the Dutch were not kindly rulers and often mistreated the Balinese people.

Noble warrior from South Nias wearing an impressive gold 'nifitali-tali' necklace and a large 'balatö' sword.  He also wears a collection of crocodile teeth.  ca. 1930 ||| Source; Ethnic Jewellery from Indonesia: Continuity and Evolution. Bruce W Carpenter. Pg 48

Noble warrior from South Nias wearing an impressive gold 'nifitali-tali' necklace and a large 'balatö' sword. He also wears a collection of crocodile teeth ca. Ethnic Jewellery from Indonesia: Continuity and Evolution by Bruce W Carpenter

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.

indonesia, BALI, Beautiful Young Native Girl 1930s RPPC

indonesia, BALI, Beautiful Young Native Girl 1930s RPPC

indonesia, BALI, Beautiful Young Native Girl RPPC in Collectibles, Postcards, International Cities & Towns

Beautiful Woman ~ Java ~ Indonesia ~ c1920s ini bisa jadi nenek seseorang.. nenek nya siapa ini?

Foto Indonesia, Indonesia jaman dahulu, old pictures of Indonesia. collected from the internet.

Unknown photographer Working Bali 1930s 'I Goesti Agoeng Bagoes Djelantik, Anakagoeng Agoeng Negara, Karang Asem' Bali 1931

Unknown photographer Working Bali I Goesti Agoeng Bagoes Djelantik, Anakagoeng Agoeng Negara, Karang Asem Bali 1931 Gelatin silver photograph x cm Collection National Gallery of Australia (via Art Blart)

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