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Wayang beber Sixth scroll, scene 3; In the chamber of Sekar Tadji (Tjandra Kirana), the princess of Kediri (center) receives her brother Ganda Ripa in preparation for her wedding with Pandji; behind her is seated Mbok Kili, a wise woman; at their feet are female attendants facing Ganda Ripa's male servants. (Figures to the extreme left, including grotesque, fat Tawung Alun, Pandji's servant, belong to the preceding scene.)

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Wayang beber Sixth scroll, scene 3; In the chamber of Sekar Tadji (Tjandra Kirana), the princess of Kediri (center) receives her brother Ganda Ripa in preparation for her wedding with Pandji; behind her is seated Mbok Kili, a wise woman; at their feet are female attendants facing Ganda Ripa's male servants. (Figures to the extreme left, including grotesque, fat Tawung Alun, Pandji's servant, belong to the preceding scene.)
Names
Holt, Claire (Collector)
Collection

Photographs of Indonesia

Java : Wayang Kulit, Wayang Beber & Wayang Golek.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1860 - 1969 (Approximate)
Place: Indonesia
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZEB 87-288
Topics
Indonesia
Dance
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: 7.5 x 12.5 cm. and 13 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
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d5dcb810-c5c0-012f-9ad8-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

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

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Wayang beber Sixth scroll, scene 3; In the chamber of Sekar Tadji (Tjandra Kirana), the princess of Kediri (center) receives her brother Ganda Ripa in preparation for her wedding with Pandji; behind her is seated Mbok Kili, a wise woman; at their feet are female attendants facing Ganda Ripa's male servants. (Figures to the extreme left, including grotesque, fat Tawung Alun, Pandji's servant, belong to the preceding scene.)" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1860 - 1969. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-91d5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Wayang beber Sixth scroll, scene 3; In the chamber of Sekar Tadji (Tjandra Kirana), the princess of Kediri (center) receives her brother Ganda Ripa in preparation for her wedding with Pandji; behind her is seated Mbok Kili, a wise woman; at their feet are female attendants facing Ganda Ripa's male servants. (Figures to the extreme left, including grotesque, fat Tawung Alun, Pandji's servant, belong to the preceding scene.)" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 27, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-91d5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1860 - 1969). Wayang beber Sixth scroll, scene 3; In the chamber of Sekar Tadji (Tjandra Kirana), the princess of Kediri (center) receives her brother Ganda Ripa in preparation for her wedding with Pandji; behind her is seated Mbok Kili, a wise woman; at their feet are female attendants facing Ganda Ripa's male servants. (Figures to the extreme left, including grotesque, fat Tawung Alun, Pandji's servant, belong to the preceding scene.) Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-91d5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Wayang beber Sixth scroll, scene 3; In the chamber of Sekar Tadji (Tjandra Kirana), the princess of Kediri (center) receives her brother Ganda Ripa in preparation for her wedding with Pandji; behind her is seated Mbok Kili, a wise woman; at their feet are female attendants facing Ganda Ripa's male servants. (Figures to the extreme left, including grotesque, fat Tawung Alun, Pandji's servant, belong to the preceding scene.)