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Wayang Beber of Gedompol. August 1937, at Poenoeng, Patjitan. Dalang [or dhalang, narrator] and musicians.

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Names
Holt, Claire (Collector)
Collection

Photographs of Indonesia.

Java : Wayang Kulit, Wayang Beber & Wayang Golek.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1937
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZEB 87-288
Topics
Indonesia
Dance
Gamelan
Notes
Content : 48 photographs, by Claire Holt or G. H. R. von Koenigswald, of Wayang beber (scroll plays), accompanied by Holt's typewritten notes on R. A. Kern's "De Wajang Beber van Patjitan", published in the Tijdschrift voor Indische Tod-, Land- en Volkenkunde (1909), and her synopsis of a Wayang beber play she witnessed in 1937.

Content : 29 photographs and contact prints on Wayang golek (rod puppets), by Holt, the Travellers Official Information Bureau of the Netherlands East Indies, and uncredited photographers. These depict puppets in the collection of Mangkunagara VII of Surakarta, a performance at Cianjur in West Java, and the dalang (puppeteer) Pa. Widiprajitno.

Content: 77 photographs (4 color) and contact prints of Wayang kulit (shadow) puppets, some taken in performance, by Alfred Hudson and uncredited photographers. Many of the characters derive from the Hindu epic, the Mahabharata.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 pictures: 9 x 12.5 cm. and 12.5 x 18 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : NYPY887035876-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b12166651
RLIN/OCLC : NYPY887035016-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b12166581
UUID: d0fb8a00-c5c0-012f-8bec-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1937: Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Wayang Beber of Gedompol. August 1937, at Poenoeng, Patjitan. Dalang [or dhalang, narrator] and musicians." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1937. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-91c4-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Wayang Beber of Gedompol. August 1937, at Poenoeng, Patjitan. Dalang [or dhalang, narrator] and musicians." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 21, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-91c4-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1937). Wayang Beber of Gedompol. August 1937, at Poenoeng, Patjitan. Dalang [or dhalang, narrator] and musicians. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-91c4-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Wayang Beber of Gedompol. August 1937, at Poenoeng, Patjitan. Dalang [or dhalang, narrator] and musicians.