Chief in Java - Year 1817 Frame

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Chief in Java - Year 1817 Frame 4 4

Title:

A Javan Chief in his ordinary dress

Year:

1817

Maker:

Sir Stanford Raffles

Size:

313 x 247 mm

Description:

A Javan Chief in his ordinary dress

Dressed apart from the other natives, village chiefs in Java sometimes adopted European-style dress, especially in areas where they worked frequently with the colonial administration. The man here is wearing a European military jacket and a white shirt, atypical in the often hot and humid climate of Java.