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Topeng, Mas.

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Topeng, Mas.
Holt, Claire (Collector)
Spies, Walter (Photographer)

Photographs of Indonesia

Bali : Dance, Topeng - Wayang Wong; Miscellaneous (Festivals, people, landscape).

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1860 - 1969 (Approximate)
Place: Indonesia
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZEB 87-288
Content: 96 photographs of dance and miscellaneous subjects, taken on the Indonesian island of Bali by the American Museum of Natural History, Angelica Archipenko, Claire Holt, Alfred Hudson, Jaap Kunst, H. E. R. Rodius, the Royal Institute for the Tropics (Amsterdam), Walter Spies, and Zindler. / Topeng (mask) dances are represented in action shots and through collections of masks (including that of Mangkunagara VII of Surakarta); the Jauk dance and characters from the Ramayana are shown. A selection of Wayang kulit (shadow) puppets is depicted, as is Balinese Wayang Wong (dance-drama) representation of the Ramayana. Dancer Ida Bagus Ketut is shown in performance. Anthropologist Jane Belo appears among photographs of Claire Holt's acquaintances in Bali. Reproductions of paintings by Walter Spies are also included.
Physical Description
Extent: 6 photos: 8.5 x 11.5 cm. and smaller.
Type of Resource
Still image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY887035876-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12166651
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12166642
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2f9f7600-c5c0-012f-1f1c-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1860: Created (Approximate)
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Topeng, Mas." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1860 - 1969. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-4a58-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Topeng, Mas." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 28, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-4a58-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1860 - 1969). Topeng, Mas. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-4a58-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Topeng, Mas.