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Irian Jaya (West New Guinea). Dance. "Hongi" dance at Fak-Fak. (Pantomime of beheading with coconut stuck on bamboo-pole which is being chopped off with one swing of the sword); "Hongi" dancers at Sorong.

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Names
Holt, Claire (Collector)
Collection

Photographs of Indonesia.

Irian Jay (West New Guinea); Kalimantan (Borneo)

Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZEB 87-288
Topics
Indonesia
Dance
Fakfak (Indonesia : Kabupaten)
Notes
Content : 38 photographs from the Indonesian island of Irian Jaya (formerly called West New Guinea), depicting dance and antiquities. Hongi dancers from several locations are shown.

Content : 31 photographs from Kalimantan (formerly Borneo), taken by Alfred Hudson, Judith Hudson, Koninklijk Paketvaart Mij (KPM) of Batavia, Jaap Kunst, the Lembaga Purbakala dan Peninggalan Nasional (The National Archeological Institute of Indonesia), and Charles Uht.

Content: Dance subjects include shamanistic dancing, the seser bunser, the tanrik ehek, gamelan, and musical instruments; masks and sculptures are also depicted.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 photos: 12.5 x 17.5 cm. each.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : NYPY887035876-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b12166651
RLIN/OCLC : NYPY887035028-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b12166582
UUID: 60abe2f0-c5c0-012f-625c-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Irian Jaya (West New Guinea). Dance. "Hongi" dance at Fak-Fak. (Pantomime of beheading with coconut stuck on bamboo-pole which is being chopped off with one swing of the sword); "Hongi" dancers at Sorong." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-7ede-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Irian Jaya (West New Guinea). Dance. "Hongi" dance at Fak-Fak. (Pantomime of beheading with coconut stuck on bamboo-pole which is being chopped off with one swing of the sword); "Hongi" dancers at Sorong." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 31, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-7ede-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. Irian Jaya (West New Guinea). Dance. "Hongi" dance at Fak-Fak. (Pantomime of beheading with coconut stuck on bamboo-pole which is being chopped off with one swing of the sword); "Hongi" dancers at Sorong. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-7ede-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Irian Jaya (West New Guinea). Dance. "Hongi" dance at Fak-Fak. (Pantomime of beheading with coconut stuck on bamboo-pole which is being chopped off with one swing of the sword); "Hongi" dancers at Sorong.