In Japanese at the right, "Let's Do It in Japanese." The upper left shows a message written in the Indonesian language. The left says this is from the Kana Java Newspaper, from the Java Newspaper Company.
The Tea Lords - Hella Haasse is a book set in Dutch colonial Indonesia (The Dutch East Indies) and follows a tea planters family.
hotel der nederlanden java label.jpg by Art of the Luggage Label, via Flickr