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JAVA AND BALI / ISLES OF ROMANCE. Circa 1930s.
36 1/4x23 1/2 inches, 92x59 1/2 cm. Topographical Services, Batavia. Condition B+: replaced loss in lower right corner; repaired tears, abrasions and restoration in margins, some into text.
Java and Bali are two islands in Indonesia that were part of the Dutch East Indies and a Dutch colony through the Second World War. This image of a royal procession in which a woman is carried on a litter past one of the islands and many volcanoes, was published by the Official Information Bureau in Batavia (now Jakarta) and was aimed at English speaking tourists.