Indonesia's oldies

Bali: Gente I - Fotografías

Bali: Gente I - Fotografías

Indonesia ~ Java, Batavia ~ 1870

Indonesia ~ Java, Batavia ~ 1870

one of tribes in Indonesia in old photo

one of tribes in Indonesia in old photo

Java Indonesia, c1870

Java Indonesia, c1870

Java Indonesia, c1870

Java Indonesia, c1870

Java -  Woodbury & Page  C. 1850-60

Java - Woodbury & Page C. 1850-60

dancing indonesia | Tumblr

dancing indonesia | Tumblr

Women carrying offerings on their head. TROPENMUSEUM 1945 - 1955

Women carrying offerings on their head. TROPENMUSEUM 1945 - 1955

Papua (Indonesia) ~ Merauke River region | Two Yey women in mourning | ca. 1912 - 1915

Papua (Indonesia) ~ Merauke River region | Two Yey women in mourning | ca. 1912 - 1915

1865 Ketut Djelantik with The Princess Gusti Ajoe Putu on his arm. You can see the King's foot rests firmly on the girl holding the umbrella. This is to signify he is above her and in control of her. In Indonesian culture the feet are considered unclean and one should never point with the foot, step over someone or touch someone with their foot. Here the King makes a clear statement that this is my daughter, The Princess, elevated on a stool and even with The King and below us are our…

1865 Ketut Djelantik with The Princess Gusti Ajoe Putu on his arm. You can see the King's foot rests firmly on the girl holding the umbrella. This is to signify he is above her and in control of her. In Indonesian culture the feet are considered unclean and one should never point with the foot, step over someone or touch someone with their foot. Here the King makes a clear statement that this is my daughter, The Princess, elevated on a stool and even with The King and below us are our…

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