National Geographic : 1927 Aug
Photograph by Mrs. W. Douglas Burden BALINESE DANCING GIRLS The beautiful brocaded costumes and the golden headdresses crowned with the sacred lotus flower are in striking contrast to the barren, dusty temple yards in which these lithe little dancers perform. Photograph byW. Douglas Burden BALINESE COOLIE WOMEN BOUND FOR THE PADDY FIELDS In Bali one never seesthe thin, scrawny types ofhumanity socom mon in India. There is but slight variation from physical perfection. Everywhere the girls, likeplump partridges, adorn the landscape.