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Paronga (Javanese Carpenter.)

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Paronga (Javanese Carpenter.)
Place & Coover (Photographer)

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Costume -- Regional -- Indonesian

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1893
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC COSTU-Reg-Ind
Costumes -- Indonesian
Indonesians -- Clothing & dress
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.)
Javanese (Indonesian people) -- Clothing & dress -- 1890-1899
Men -- Clothing & dress -- Indonesia -- Java -- 1890-1899
Carpenters -- Indonesia -- Java -- 1890-1899
Halftone photomechanical prints
Content : Printed on lower left corner: "Franklin Co …" Printed on border: "This deft-fingered carpenter after helping to put up the bamboo huts in the Java village turned his attention to the making of musical instruments, marionette figures, grotesque masques, bamboo whistles and other articles which were sold to visitors on the Midway. That the Javanese are wonderfully expert handcraftsmen, was made quite evident at the Fair …" Includes additional text.

Source note: Oriental and occidental northern and southern portrait types of the Midway plaisance : a collection of photographs of individual types of various nations from all parts of the world. (Saint Louis : Thompson Publishing, 1894) Putnam, F. W. (Frederick Ward) (1839-1915), Author. World''s Columbian Exposition (1839 : Chicago, Ill.) , Author.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 photographic print : sepia ; 32 x 25 cm. (12 1/2 x 9 1/2 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Dynix : 1638298
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17122932
Barcode : 33333159277223
UUID: 77f7cfa0-c54c-012f-5ba1-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1893: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Paronga (Javanese Carpenter.)" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1893. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-3d8d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Paronga (Javanese Carpenter.)" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 2, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-3d8d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1893). Paronga (Javanese Carpenter.) Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-3d8d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Paronga (Javanese Carpenter.)