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

Makasarese lady

Indonesia, Makassar ~ Young Makassar woman in traditional clothes (baju bodo) in the colonial period,

Indonesia, Sumatra ~ Cut Nyak Dien

Indonesia, Sumatra ~ Cut Nyak Dien , the fighter against Duch army , 1873

A Balinese family (c. 1910-1920)

A Rare Historical Look At Old Indonesia - 25 Photos Taken Pre-1920

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

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

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