Java - Wayang Wong, Kraton Yogyakarta, 1930s : Rama Nitik
NamesHolt, Claire (Collector)
Photographs of Indonesia
Java : Topeng, Wayang wong.
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1860 - 1969 (Approximate)Place: IndonesiaDate Created: 1934Place: Indonesia
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZEB 87-288Shelf locator: b. 17Shelf locator: f. 3
TopicsIndonesiaDanceRama Nitik (Choreographic work) -- Wayang wong (Dance drama)
GenresGelatin silver prints
NotesContent: 5 photographs by Merle Ricklefs of the Topeng (mask dance) play Ken Angrok, presented in Yogyakarta on 5 March 1969 by the dance association Krido Bekso Wiromo. Includes a typewritten synopsis of the play with annotations by Claire Holt.Content: 10 photographs by an uncredited photographer of the same play, as presented in the 1930s at the Java Institute.Content: 28 photographs of Wayang wong performances in the kraton of Yogyakarta in the 1930s, including the plays Rama Nitik and Semar Boyong.Content: 22 photographs, by Walter Spies, Iwan Tirtaamidjaja, and others of Wayang wong performances at various times in Yogyakarta, including performances by the Irama Citra and Mardi Guna dance association of Yogyakarta.Publications: Photo [top one] published in B.P.H. Surjobrongto, The Classical Yogyanese Dance (1970), p. 24.Content: A synopsis of this play may be found in Soedorsono, Wayang Wong: The State Ritual Dance Drama in the Court of Yogyakarta (1984), pp. 376-8.Creation/production credits: Photo: Pangeran Mangabeibi [spelling uncertain]Content: Top: In this scene from the play Rama Nitik (Rama seeks his reincarnation), King Wibisana, surrounded by the monkey troops, breaks the golden box believed to contain Drupadi, whom Rama is seeking as a wife. The monkey prince Sugriwa is standing at far left; Bottom: actors, possibly playing human characters in the same play.
Physical DescriptionPhotographsExtent: 2 pictures: 6.5 x 17 cm. and 8 x 11 cm.
Type of ResourceStill image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY887035876-FNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12166651RLIN/OCLC: NYPY887035078-FNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12166587Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bfc79340-c5c0-012f-e413-58d385a7bc34
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