National Geographic : 1920 Jan
THE SKY-LINE OF TIIE SUMATRAN VILLAGE OF KEBON DJAHE IS ALMOST AS PICTURESQUE, IFNOT QUITE SOIMPRESSIVE, ASTHAT OF GOTHAM The Sumatrans are a well-to-do, even wealthy, race and build houses of unusual architectural design. Many ofthem are constructed ofteak and bamboo. The carving and paneling reveal a bizarre taste. Note the elaborate pergola-like structurein the center ofthe courtyard; this isa pigeon-house (see text, page 90).