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Colonial administration administration Java
Edited film is a travelogue featuring the island of Java when it was a Dutch colony. Film shows colonial monuments of Batavia (Djakarta) including the governor's palace, hotels for westerners and the railway station as well as street scenes including the Chinese section of the city and Javanese washing clothes in the canals. In region of Jogjakarta, film shows parade of body guards accompanying a Javanese nobleman on a visit to the sultan, peddlars carrying their wares to market, a batik shop with women engaged in applying wax and dying cloth. Visits to Surabaja, Borobudur and Prambanan are also recorded.
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD