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Image of a Balinese (Puputan), ritual mass suicide to avoid facing the humiliation of surrender. The image depicts the Raja of Buleleng and 400 of his followers committing suicide in the palace knowing that they wouldn’t stand a chance against the invading Dutch, Le Petit Journal, 1849. [1717×2226]

Image of a Balinese (Puputan), ritual mass suicide to avoid facing the humiliation of surrender. The image depicts the Raja of Buleleng and 400 of his followers committing suicide in the palace knowing that they wouldn’t stand a chance against the invading Dutch, Le Petit Journal, 1849. [1717×2226]