Monthly Archives: June 2009

Immortalised aesthetics: photography in the promotion of colonial tourism in the Dutch East Indies

If we heard about the record of history, we always refer to the writing. The photographs are just for the illustration, not as primary sources. Perhaps, it could be right because the photographs that are taken, for special purpose. Meanwhile photographs and tourism have a relation. As a promotion medium, photographs (in postcard, illustration of guide book) can attract many tourists.

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