A book of really gorgeous lithographic plates by Aguste Van Pers made in the 19th century of Java under Dutch Rule.
Download a B/W book of the plates with French text accompanying the plate >> Here
Download singular coloured images >> Here
Download a zip file of all images (saved from the link above) >> Here
The colour version of the book in English is apparently really rare, with only 2 in the world (link)
Some of my favourite images below.
Text by Mun Kao. This post was originally published on May 10, 2022 on the A Thousand Thousand Islands Patreon.