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Wayang kulit, Jogjakarta [Yogyakarta].

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Wayang kulit, Jogjakarta [Yogyakarta].
Holt, Claire (Collector)

Photographs of Indonesia

Java : Wayang Kulit, Wayang Beber & Wayang Golek.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1860 - 1969 (Approximate)
Place: Indonesia
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZEB 87-288
Puppets and marionettes -- Java
Shadow puppets
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 cm. each.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12166651
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY887035016-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12166581
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c618a260-c5c0-012f-870d-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1860: Created (Approximate)
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Wayang kulit, Jogjakarta [Yogyakarta]." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1860 - 1969. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-919f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Wayang kulit, Jogjakarta [Yogyakarta]." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 15, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-919f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1860 - 1969). Wayang kulit, Jogjakarta [Yogyakarta]. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-919f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Wayang kulit, Jogjakarta [Yogyakarta].