If it is indeed so, then this photograph, which was shot in 1935 during the emplacement of the Dutch colonial administration’s state railway to Padang city, West Sumatra and found as part of a collection of old Indonesian photographs owned by KITLV, is definitely the oldest UFO photograph to date in the country.
Dutch to English translation
Description / Description: Emplacement of the State Railways to
Signature / Image Code: 52711
Album Number / Album Number: 610
Detailed Description / Detailed description: Left behind the station
Keyword / Keyword:
Format / Size: 12x17cm
Physical form / Property type: Photo
Date / Date: 1935
Specialties / Additional: stations and bridges in
de Jong Ballegoijen. -
departure as head of the State Railways in Operation Sumatra's west coast from
April 1933 to August 1935
Collection / Collection: Ball, F.H.J.
Origin / Provenance: Ball, F.H.J.