1511-1605, KITLV © Marianne Hulsbosch – TAASA Review September 2022

1511-1605, KITLV © Marianne Hulsbosch In order to explore this notion of identity creation further, let’s investigate how the feared headhunters of the Eastern Indonesian Maluku islands conceptualised their own bodies in relation to that of others. The Maluku Islands are located in the eastern part in the Indonesian archipelago. It is inhabited by Malukans, [...]

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TA ASA REVIEW VOLUME 31 NO.3 – TAASA Review September 2022

TA ASA REVIEW VOLUME 31 NO.3 Tom Raw Forwarded to Head Quarters, illustrated in Charles D’Oyly’s Sir Tom Raw the Griffin, a Burlesque Poem (Ackermann 1828), State Library of NSW A West India Sportsman, 1807, a printed English caricature published shortly after the successful passage of Wilberforce’s bill to abolish slavery, depicts the Englishman abroad, [...]

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SENIOR CIVIL OFFICIAL AND FAMILY, 1910, STUDIO OF YAMAMOTO RENPEI (YOKOHAMA). THE GIRLS ARE WEARING STUDENT KIMONOS CALLED HAKAMA. THE MOTHER HAS AN ONION HAIRSTYLE, COMMON FOR LADIES IN THE FIRST TWO DECADES OF THE 20TH CENTURY.PHOTO © PAUL COSTIGAN – TAASA Review September 2022

SENIOR CIVIL OFFICIAL AND FAMILY, 1910, STUDIO OF YAMAMOTO RENPEI (YOKOHAMA). THE GIRLS ARE WEARING STUDENT KIMONOS CALLED HAKAMA. THE MOTHER HAS AN ONION HAIRSTYLE, COMMON FOR LADIES IN THE FIRST TWO DECADES OF THE 20TH CENTURY.PHOTO © PAUL COSTIGAN

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TWO YOUNG MEN WITH BICYCLE, HANY? HARUO, CHIBA, 1905. SHIMOSA WAS THE HISTORICAL NAME OF THE PROVINCE IN WHICH CHIBA IS LOCATED. PHOTO © PAUL COSTIGAN – TAASA Review September 2022

TWO YOUNG MEN WITH BICYCLE, HANY? HARUO, CHIBA, 1905. SHIMOSA WAS THE HISTORICAL NAME OF THE PROVINCE IN WHICH CHIBA IS LOCATED. PHOTO © PAUL COSTIGAN

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PORTRAIT OF KAWAHARA TSUNEKO, KIMIKO (SURNAME ILLEGIBLE) and SHINOHARA KATSUKO, KONISHI STUDIO – TAASA Review September 2022

PORTRAIT OF KAWAHARA TSUNEKO, KIMIKO (SURNAME ILLEGIBLE) and SHINOHARA KATSUKO, KONISHI STUDIO

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(OKAYAMA), C. 1900. PHOTO © PAUL COSTIGAN – TAASA Review September 2022

(OKAYAMA), C. 1900. PHOTO © PAUL COSTIGAN but with Japanese getas (traditional Japanese wooden toe slippers) (Lee 2022). A number of Japanese studios had English brand names well into the 20th century, indicating that they catered to visiting and resident foreigners. ‘Artistic Photograph’ is a common logo as part of the studio name used by [...]

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SEATED MAN, STUDIO OF THE SHIROKIYA DEPARTMENT STORE (NIHONBASHI, TOKYO), C.1910. PHOTO © PAUL COSTIGAN – TAASA Review September 2022

SEATED MAN, STUDIO OF THE SHIROKIYA DEPARTMENT STORE (NIHONBASHI, TOKYO), C.1910. PHOTO © PAUL COSTIGAN to have a personal image outside of family and nurturing roles encouraged a new sense of self as much as expressing social change. Men also are seen in studio portraits in a gamut of roles from the affectionate parent with [...]

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DEDICATED FOLLOWERS OF FASHION – TAASA Review September 2022

DEDICATED FOLLOWERS OF FASHION Marianne Hulsbosch T he one element we have in common with our ancestors throughout human history is that we practice some form of body adornment. These highly practical and necessary pursuits are in fact the bedrock of human activity (Polhemus 2018). To customise, enhance, decorate or manipulate the body is at [...]

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TRADITIONAL CHILDHOOD PRACTICES IN THE INDONESIAN ARCHIPELAGO Mariah Waworuntu – TAASA Review September 2022

TRADITIONAL CHILDHOOD PRACTICES IN THE INDONESIAN ARCHIPELAGO Mariah Waworuntu I n many ethnographic studies of people’s customs and culture babies and infants are overlooked. This article focuses on the earlyage groups of certain ethnic communities in Indonesia where some practices and objects that decorate and protect an infant’s body are longstanding cultural traditions. Indonesia is [...]

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COOL MEN: THE ALLURE OF INDIAN COTTONS – TAASA Review September 2022

COOL MEN: THE ALLURE OF INDIAN COTTONS Peter McNeil T here is a major body of research concerning the uptake of Indian cottons in Euro-american women’s dress since the 17th century, but less so for men. Printed floral cottons (chintzes) were particularly popular for women’s skirts, dresses and accessories and were relatively popular. Men’s dress [...]

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