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June 24, 2015

Picture of street with walls loom in Bali ca.1920

Street with walls loom - Bali ca.1920 by Thilly Weissenborn
Street with walls loom - Bali ca.1920 by Thilly Weissenborn

Nude Balinese Drying Coconuts - Bali ca.1920's

Drying Coconuts - Sanur - Bali ca.1920's
Girls Drying Coconuts at Sanur Bali ca.1920's.
Notice the weird face? that means she's moving, they use long exposure at that moment, It is hard to stay still to take a pictures back then.

Two Man Preparing Cock Fighting - Bali ca. 1920

Two Men Preparing Cock Fighting - Bali ca. 1920
Two Men Preparing Cock Fighting - Bali ca. 1920

Dancing Girls at Batavia Jakarta - ca. 1901

Dancing girls at Batavia Jakarta - ca.1901
Dancing girls at Batavia Jakarta - ca.1901

June 4, 2015

Banjoewangi Railway Station, East Java Indonesia ca.1911

Banjoewangi Railway Station, East Java Indonesia ca.1911

Banyuwangi Station is a railway station, managed by PT Kereta Api, located at Banyuwangi, East Java. This station is at the most southeastern railway station in Asia.

The old train station in Banyuwangi around 1900
The old train station in Banyuwangi around 1900 (from wikipedia)

The old train station at this time. Views of the market Pujasera, Karangrejo (from wikipedia)

June 3, 2015

Balinese market scene

Balinese market scene, date and photographer unknown
Balinese market scene, date and photographer unknown

Female Javanese dancer Ca.1889

Photos of Female Javanese dancer, full-length portrait, seated, in costume, Paris Exposition, 1889
Female Javanese dancer - Paris Exposition, 1889
The Exposition Universelle of 1889 was a World's Fair held in Paris, France from 6 May to 31 October 1889.

It was held during the year of the 100th anniversary of the storming of the Bastille, an event considered symbolic of the beginning of the French Revolution. The fair included a reconstruction of the Bastille and its surrounding neighborhood, but with the interior courtyard covered with a blue ceiling decorated with fleur-de-lys and used as a ball room and gathering place.

June 2, 2015

Javanese Food Seller at Djogja - Indonesia, Early 1900`s

Javanese Food Seller at Djogja - Indonesia, Early 1900`s
Javanese Food Seller at Djogja - Indonesia, Early 1900`s

Horse Drawn Wagons at Pasar Besar, Surabaya

Horse Drawn Wagons at Pasar Besar, Surabaya,Indonesia. Ca.1909
Horse Drawn Wagons at Pasar Besar, Surabaya,Indonesia. Ca.1909

June 1, 2015

Series of Balinese Woman. This is why long time ago they called Bali as Island of Paradise.

Someone said The Island of Paradise.
Another said The Island of The God.
And the others said The Island of a Thousand Temple.

Pretty girl with kids - Bali - ca.1910, Series of Balinese Woman.

Two Balinese dancers - Bali - ca.1910, Series of Balinese Woman.

A group of Balinese girl - Bali - Series of Balinese Woman.

A group of Balinese girl - Bali - Series of Balinese Woman.

Javanese Woman Breast Feeding - Batavia - Jakarta - Ca.1910

Javanese Woman Breast Feeding - Batavia - Jakarta - Ca.1910
Javanese Woman Breast Feeding - Batavia - Jakarta - Ca.1910

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