Souvenir plate from the Universal Exposition depicting Javanese dancers

From Music on the Move by Danielle Fosler-Lussier

  • The plate reads: “Javanese. The Javanese dancers have bizarre hairstyles with helmets, which caused Lili to say when she saw them: ‘Oh! Papa, look, primitive firefighters.’”
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  • Fig. 1.3. Detail from a souvenir plate from the Universal Exposition depicting the Javanese dancers. The plate reads: “Javanese. The Javanese dancers have bizarre hairstyles with helmets, which caused Lili to say when she saw them: ‘Oh! Papa, look, primitive firefighters.’” Collection Radauer, www.humanzoos.net. Used by permission.