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West Java. Street dancers. Jakarta.

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Names
Holt, Claire (Collector)
Holt, Claire (Photographer)
Collection

Photographs of Indonesia.

Java, East and West: Dances (Miscellaneous)

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1937
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZEB 87-288
Topics
Indonesia
Dance
Street musicians
Street dancing -- Java
Notes
Content : 14 photographs, by Claire Holt, the Koloniaal Instituut of Amsterdam, and uncredited photographers, of dance in East Java. Subjects include the Gandrung, Reog, Singa barong, and Topeng.

Content : 19 photographs by Claire Holt and others of West Javanese (Sundanese) dance, including dancing musicians playing angklungs (bamboo instruments), the Butterfly dance, Pencak, popular shows, street dancing, Topeng, and Wayang Wong.

Content: An old print illustrating the Serimpi, from d'Eerste Boeck (1597), one of the first Dutch books about Java, is reproduced. The dancer Wisnu Wardhana is shown in the Klono dance.
Physical Description
Extent: 20.5 x 25.5 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : NYPY887035876-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b12166651
RLIN/OCLC : NYPY887035511-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b12166623
UUID: 73d65c70-c5c1-012f-00c5-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

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

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "West Java. Street dancers. Jakarta." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1937. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-c58f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "West Java. Street dancers. Jakarta." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 5, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-c58f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1937). West Java. Street dancers. Jakarta. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-c58f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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West Java. Street dancers. Jakarta.