Bali Media Info: Old Bali Photography - The First Color Photos in Bali Indonesia 1920s

Bali, Indonesia --- Two Balinese women carry temple offerings of fruit on their head 1928 --- Image by © Franklin Price Knott/National Geographic Society/Corbis

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.

This Karo woman is wearing a padung-padung, a silver ear pendant, the most well-known type of Batak jewelry.

// Karo woman wearing a padung-padung, a silver ear pendant, the most well-known type of Batak jewelry.

@ nat geo  EL NIÑO DE ORO

A nine-year old dancer in her gilded crown and costume, Bali, 1928 by Franklin Price Knott

Two Bali men by a temple - color plate from 1940s book by route44west, $10.00

Two Bali men by a temple - color plate from 1940s book by route44west, $10.00

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