Kassian Cephas  Indonesia 1845-1912  Young Javanese Woman  c. 1885  Albumen silver Photograph  13.7 x 9.8 cm  Collection National Gallery of Australia  (Via Art Blart )

Kassian Céphas Indonesia Young Javanese woman c. 1885 Albumen silver photograph x cm Collection National Gallery of Australia (via Art Blart)

Indonesia ~ Sulawesi | Toradja Priestess in Traditional Dress.  Sulawesi Selatan Province | © Underwood & Underwood

Indonesia ~ Sulawesi | Toradja Priestess in Traditional Dress. Sulawesi Selatan Province | © Underwood & Underwood

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.

A Toraja shaman wearing a round bead collar and several bead necklace.  ca. 1930   |||  Source; page 12, Ethnic Jewelery from Indonesia ~ http://issuu.com/edmbooks/docs/ethnic_jewellery_from_indonesia

A Toraja shaman wearing a round bead collar and several bead necklace.

COLLECTIE TROPENMUSEUM Raden Mas Kotar van het hof van Sultan Hamengkoe Boewono VI van Djogdjakarta

Photo by Isidore van Kinsbergen of Raden Mas Kotar of the court of Sultan Hamengkoe Buwono VI of Yogyakarta,

Indonesia ~ Sumatera, Nais | Studio portrait of two women from South Nias in dance costume. ca 1892 - 1922 | ©Christiaan Benjamin Nieuwenhuis

Studio portrait of two women from South Nias in dance costume. ca Sumatra, Indonesia ©Christiaan Benjamin Nieuwenhuis

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