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A Javanese prince with two servants (c. 1865-1870) Tropenmuseum

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

During the rise of VOC (Dutch East India Company) power starting in the century, many Javanese were exiled, enslaved or hired as mercenaries to Dutch colonies of Ceylon in South Asia and the Cape colony in South Africa.

Prince Tedjokoesoemo, son of  Sultan Hamengkoe Buwono VII

Prince Tedjokoesoemo, son of Sultan Hamengkoe Buwono VII of Indonesia

Portret van de Sultan van Djogjakarta Hamengkoe Boewono VI (1855-1877)

Sultan HB VI which is the king of Yogyakarta, which ruled in the year 1855 - 1877 (source Wikipedia & Tropen museum Netherlands).

A teenager in Java wearing traditional Javanese attire: blangkon headgear, batik sarong and kris as accessory. 1913.

COLLECTIE TROPENMUSEUM Een jonge Javaan te Semarang Java 1913 - Java - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. A teenager in Java wearing traditional Javanese attire: blangkon headgear, batik sarong and kris as accessory.

Sultan Pakoebewono IX, Soesoehoenan van Soerakarta

Sultan Pakoebewono IX, Soesoehoenan van Soerakarta

Potret seorang pedagang oncom, 1868 ( koleksi KITLV)

Potret seorang pedagang oncom, 1868 ( koleksi KITLV)

Tempo Doeloe #80 - Yokyakarta, Sri Sultan Hamengkubuwono VIII

Tempo Doeloe - Yokyakarta, Sri Sultan Hamengkubuwono VIII of Indonesia


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