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Old photos of Bali

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Bali - an amazing island, beckoning with its beauty and mystery. In this photo article we collected a small collection of old photos, including the first color photos taken in Bali.

1928, Bali, Indonesia --- The Balinese performing their ceremonial Lion Dance

Image by © Franklin Price Knott/National Geographic Society/Corbis

1928, Bali, Indonesia --- Balinese dancers pose for a picture before their performance

Image by © Franklin Price Knott/National Geographic Society/Corbis

1928, Bali, Indonesia --- Two Balinese men prep chickens to fight each other for entertainment

Image by © Franklin Price Knott/National Geographic Society/Corbis

1928, Bali, Indonesia --- Balinese priests dressed in costume for their sacred lion dance

Image by © Franklin Price Knott/National Geographic Society/Corbis

1928, Bali, Indonesia --- A child preformer dresses in costume for a role in an island play

 Image by © Franklin Price Knott/National Geographic Society/Corbis

1928, Bali, Indonesia --- A nine-year old dancer in her gilded crown and costume

Image by © Franklin Price Knott/National Geographic Society/Corbis

Bali, Indonesia --- Two Balinese women carry temple offerings of fruit on their head

Image by © Franklin Price Knott/National Geographic Society/Corbis

1928, Bali, Indonesia --- A Balinese man carries pots with a potent drink to be sold at market

Image by © Franklin Price Knott/National Geographic Society/Corbis

ca. November 1937, Bali, Indonesia --- A woman leans against a stone platform where offerings are made

Image by © Maynard Owen Williams/National Geographic Society/Corbis

1928, Bali, Indonesia --- Balinese women pose for a National Geographic photographer

Image by © Franklin Price Knott/National Geographic Society/ Corbis

Temple in Sangsit, Buleleng, in 1910

Photo by Balimediainfo

Goa Gajah in Gianyar. Some of the ancient statues were stolen and are still missing. Pre-World War II.

Photo by Balimediainfo

Beratan Lake with Ulun Danu Temple in Bedugul.

Photo by Balimediainfo

Pelataran Agung Besakih Temple circa 1930

Photo by Mantrahindu

Ceremonial Dance, Bali, 1956

Photo by Haas Ernst

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