Five Javanese Court Officials

anonymous, c. 1820 - c. 1870, painting, NG-2010-39

Clothes make the man, so too in Indonesia. These are not actual portraits, but types. In addition to revealing the region these men come from, the meticulously painted clothes and batik motifs also provide information about their rank and status. These proud, confident figures are unusual: in…

Five Javanese Court Officials

anonymous, c. 1820 - c. 1870, painting, NG-2010-40

Clothes make the man, so too in Indonesia. These are not actual portraits, but types. In addition to revealing the region these men come from, the meticulously painted clothes and batik motifs also provide information about their rank and status. These proud, confident figures are unusual: in…

Five Javanese Court Officials

anonymous, c. 1820 - c. 1870, painting, NG-2010-37

Clothes make the man, so too in Indonesia. These are not actual portraits, but types. In addition to revealing the region these men come from, the meticulously painted clothes and batik motifs also provide information about their rank and status. These proud, confident figures are unusual: in…

Five Javanese Court Officials

anonymous, c. 1820 - c. 1870, painting, NG-2010-38

Clothes make the man, so too in Indonesia. These are not actual portraits, but types. In addition to revealing the region these men come from, the meticulously painted clothes and batik motifs also provide information about their rank and status. These proud, confident figures are unusual: in…

Five Javanese Court Officials

anonymous, c. 1820 - c. 1870, painting, NG-2010-41

Clothes make the man, so too in Indonesia. These are not actual portraits, but types. In addition to revealing the region these men come from, the meticulously painted clothes and batik motifs also provide information about their rank and status. These proud, confident figures are unusual: in…

Candi Srikandi, details of the…

Isidore Kinsbergen, 1864, photograph, RP-F-2005-159-29

Candi Panataran (Temple Complex),…

Isidore Kinsbergen, 1867, photograph, RP-F-2005-159-78

Ritual implements including a…

Isidore Kinsbergen, 1863 - 1864, photograph, RP-F-2005-159-20

Candi Srikandi, details of the…

Isidore Kinsbergen, 1864, photograph, RP-F-2005-159-28

Candi Panataran (Temple Complex),…

Isidore Kinsbergen, 1867, photograph, RP-F-2005-159-91