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

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…

I Gusti Ketut Djelantik with his daughter, The Princess Gusti Ajoe Putu.

Raden Ajoe, de echtgenote van een regent van Soerabaja. Ca. 1890.

Raden Ajoe, de echtgenote van een regent van Soerabaja. Ca. 1890.

A Javanese Princess of Mangkunegaran Dynasty circa 1938, Surakarta, Java Island

A Javanese Princess of Mangkunegaran Dynasty circa Surakarta, Java Island

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)

Female dancer playing a refined male character, possibly Arjuna - Indonesia via Digital Collection NYPL

Thousands of photographs of Indonesian costumes, theatrical performances, and dance movements taken by scholar Claire Holt and others, colle.

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