Monday, August 1, 2011

Aug. 2nd 2011 TropenMuseum colonial Dutch Indonesia meanderings

 Wandering around the
Oohing and ahhing at their wonderful online collections.
Indonesian textile, sarong

indonesia, JAVA, Wayang Wajang Wong Dancer "Ontoseno", Jewelry (1910s)
Wayang Wajang Wong Dancer "Ontoseno"

indonesia, JAVA SOERABAIA, Groot Militair-Hospital Simpang, Military Hospital KNIL (1904) Stamp
Tropical hospital in Surabaya.
The local hospital in Kingston, Jamaica
looked like this too in the early 1960's.
indonesia, JAVA BANDUNG, Oranjeplein, Bandstand (1928) Stamps
In tropical countries,
 trees are often painted
with lime to protect them from "sun scald"

indonesia, BALI, Native NUDE Girls Fruit Offering Ceremony (1920s) RPPC
Balinese girls heading to
the temple with offerings
indonesia, BALI, Beautiful Girl Legong Dancer (1940s) RPPC
Balinese Legong dancer

indonesia, BALI, Beautiful Girl Legong Dancer, Ear PIERCING (1940s) RPPC
Balinese Legong dancer

indonesia, BALI, Legong Dancer, Evil Witch (1937) RPPC
Balinese Legong dancer
with the evil witch, Rangda

Wonderful vintage postcards of Bali 
- and around the world - 
at Bendav Post Cards

Michael von Bali's marvelous, 
vintage photographs of Bali

No comments:

Post a Comment