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9 Colorized Photos Of Bali In The 1920s

Photo: Franklin Price Knott/National Geographic Society/Corbis

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9 Colorized Photos Of Bali In The 1920s

You’ve seen old school Indonesia in black and white – but how about in color? Colorization is a computer-assisted process of adding color to a monochrome image.

Franklin Price Knott and Maynard Owen Williams of the National Geographic Society give us a colorful look at the Bali of around 90 years ago.

Two Balinese men preparing chickens to fight each other for entertainment
© Franklin Price Knott/National Geographic Society/Corbis

© Franklin Price Knott/National Geographic Society/Corbis

Balinese men dressed in costume and performing a sacred dance
© Franklin Price Knott/National Geographic Society/Corbis

© Franklin Price Knott/National Geographic Society/Corbis

A Balinese man carries pots with a potent drink to be sold at the markets
© Franklin Price Knott/National Geographic Society/Corbis

© Franklin Price Knott/National Geographic Society/Corbis

Balinese dancers pose for a picture before their performance
© Franklin Price Knott/National Geographic Society/Corbis

© Franklin Price Knott/National Geographic Society/Corbis

Performing a ceremonial dance
© Franklin Price Knott/National Geographic Society/Corbis

© Franklin Price Knott/National Geographic Society/Corbis

A child performer dressed in traditional costume
© Franklin Price Knott/National Geographic Society/Corbis

© Franklin Price Knott/National Geographic Society/Corbis

A nine-year-old dancer in her gilded crown and costume
© Franklin Price Knott/National Geographic Society/Corbis

© Franklin Price Knott/National Geographic Society/Corbis

A young woman leaning against a temple
© Maynard Owen Williams/National Geographic Society/Corbis

© Maynard Owen Williams/National Geographic Society/Corbis

Two woman carrying offerings
© Franklin Price Knott/National Geographic Society/Corbis

© Franklin Price Knott/National Geographic Society/Corbis

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