Photograph of a nyonya

This photograph shows a nyonya resting her hand on a table. ‘1 Nov 1911’ is inscribed on the back. Ranging from formal studio portraits to albums of snapshots of everyday life and stately ancestral portraits, this large group of photographs reveals the many forms of photography available and gives insight into the various aspects of the lives of Peranakans.

Date/Period
1911
Region
Indonesia
Dimension
Image size: 18.5 x 12.0 cm, Object size: 30.0 x 23.0 cm
Accession No.
2017-00693
Collection of
Peranakan Museum
Category
Photographs and Negatives