November 28, 2018

33 Color Snaps That Capture Everyday Life of Bali, Indonesia in the Early 1950s

Bali is a province of Indonesia and an island on the westernmost of the Lesser Sunda Islands. Located on the east of Java and west of Lombok, the province includes the island of Bali and a few smaller neighbouring islands, notably Nusa Penida, Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Ceningan.

The provincial capital, Denpasar, is the most populous city in the Lesser Sunda Islands and the second largest in Eastern Indonesia after Makassar. Bali is the only Hindu-majority province in Indonesia, with 83.5% of the population adhering to Balinese Hinduism.

These amazing color snapshots from Found Slides that captured everyday life of Bali in 1952.

Bali. Arranging New year offerings, 1952

Bali. Balinese beauty, 1952

Bali. Balinese dwelling, 1952

Bali. Balinese dwelling, 1952

Bali. Balinese man of Sanur, 1952

Bali. Balinese man of Sanur, 1952

Bali. Balinese road near Sanur, 1952

Bali. Barong-Si dance, 1952

Bali. Boatman of Sanur, 1952

Bali. Boatman of Sanur, 1952

Bali. Cock fighting, 1952

Bali. Coming from temple - New Year, 1952

Bali. Decorations for the Balinese New Year, 1952

Bali. Fisherman at Sanur, 1952

Bali. Fisherman at Sanur, 1952

Bali. Haircut in Denpasar, 1952

Bali. Musicians for Barong, 1952

Bali. Net fisherman and helpers, Sanur, 1952

Bali. Net fisherman of Sanur, 1952

Bali. Net fisherman of Sanur, 1952

Bali. Net fisherman of Sanur, 1952

Bali. New Year ferris wheel, 1952

Bali. NPolak Le Mayeur, Sanur, 1952

Bali. NPolak Le Mayeur, Sanur, 1952

Bali. Oxen plowing, 1952

Bali. Polishing wood carving, 1952

Bali. Procession from temple, 1952

Bali. Procession from temple, 1952

Bali. Procession from temple, 1952

Bali. Refreshment stand, 1952

Bali. Rice farmer, 1952

Bali. Temple offerings, 1952

Bali. Temple offerings, 1952





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