Compare Jakarta Then and Now

October 16, 2012  From the Wall Street Journal Southeast Asia

JAKARTA–Scott Merrillees, a historian and long-time Jakarta resident, shared his collection of antique postcards from Jakarta with The Wall Street Journal. Here is how these locations look today. This is the third installment of postcards and photographs connected to Mr. Merrillees’ coffee-table book called “Greetings From Jakarta: Postcards of a Capital 1900-1950.” 

Read the article and try the interactive graphics of the old and the new.

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