Houses in Southeast Asia were steeped in local tradition and meaning. The Dorothy Pelzer collection of photos records her exploration of the interplay of culture and house forms across Southeast Asia in the 1960s to 1970s.
Between 1980 and 1981, Cecilia Ng travelled to Minangkabau in West Sumatra, Indonesia to document the textiles and ceremonial costumes of the Minangkabau people.
ISEAS Library holds a rich collection of photographs that document Southeast Asia’s diverse cultural heritage.
In a career spanning more than 30 years, Made Wijaya compiled a photographic archive of architectures and tropical gardens in Bali and beyond. ISEAS Library is fortunate to be the home of his collection of some 40,000 photographs.