Dutch east indies

Discover the captivating story and influence of the Dutch East Indies. Learn about the colonial era, cultural heritage, and fascinating landmarks of this historical region.
My family in the Dutch Indies, before the war. | My greatgra… | Flickr Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Dutch Colonial Homes, German Submarines, Belitung, Indonesian Art, East India Company, Dutch East Indies

My greatgrandfather moved to the Dutch Indies at the beginning of the 20th century, he married my grandmother while she was still in the Netherlands. They married "with the glove", a marriage when the couple are far away from each other. While the First World War was still going on my greatgrandmother risked German submarines to make the long journey from Holland to the Dutch Indies via America. She arrived at Ellis Island, her paperwork is also posted in this set. According to the paperwork…

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Carolien Hählen Thompson
Hotel des Indes was one of the oldest and most prestigious hotels in Asia. Located in Batavia, Dutch East Indies (modern day Jakarta, Indonesia), the hotel had accommodated countless famous patrons throughout its existence from 1829 to 1971. Before being named Hotel des Indes, a name suggested by the writer Multatuli, it was named ‘Hotel de Provence’ by its first French owner and for a short spell went by the name ‘Hotel Rotterdam’. After Indonesian independence it was renamed ‘Hotel Duta Indone Dutch Colonial Homes, British Colonial Style, British Style, East Indies Decor, Colonial Architecture, Architecture Design, Indonesian Independence, Dutch House, Dutch East Indies

Hotel des Indes was one of the oldest and most prestigious hotels in Asia. Located in Batavia, Dutch East Indies (modern day Jakarta, Indonesia), the hotel had accommodated countless famous patrons throughout its existence from 1829 to 1971. Before being named Hotel des Indes, a name suggested by th

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Tsalitsa Kamila
CAB Portrait of a young bride - Dutch East Indies - c.1900 Vintage Wedding Photos, Wedding Gowns Vintage, Vintage Bride, Vintage Weddings, Beautiful Beach Wedding, Ideal Wedding, Beautiful Bride, Wedding Tips, Romantic Bride

Studio: Charls & Van Es & Co. - Batavia (now 'Jakarta', Indonesia) Johann Friedrich Charls (1859 Germany - 1933 Dutch East Indies) and Jacobus Cornelis van Es (1842 Holland - 1925 Dutch East Indies) established a studio in Soerabaja (Surabaya) in 1884. From 1895 they were also active in Batavia (Jakarta). The subject appears to be of mixed Eurasian ethnicity. img1702b

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Irina