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A Malay bride

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Malay bride: The honeymoon.

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A Malay bride
Bock, Carl, 1849-1932 (Artist)
Kell, C. F. (Lithographer)

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Marriage customs - A-L

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1881
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC MARRI-(A-L)
Malays (Asian people)
Women -- Clothing & dress -- Indonesia -- Sumatra -- 1800-1899
Interiors -- Indonesia -- 1800-1899
Decoration and ornament -- Indonesia
Content: Written on border: "Marriage bed decorated for 1st month of marriage, Sumathra." Text associated with image reads (in part): "During the marriage ceremony the bride remains behind the white curtain. The decorated bedstead with its colored fringes and tassels remains in the house for two months."
Source note: Unter den Kannibalen auf Borneo : eine Reise auf dieser Insel und auf Sumatra. (Jena : Carl Alfred Bock, 1887) Bock, Carl (1849-1932), Author.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : col. ; 17 x 22.7 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Dynix: 2156336
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17261899
Barcode: 33333159467923
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): db861710-c556-012f-87c0-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1849: Creator Born
  • 1881: Issued
  • 1932: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2018: Found by you!
  • 2019

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "A Malay bride" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1881. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-d0b8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "A Malay bride" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 19, 2018. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-d0b8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1881). A Malay bride Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-d0b8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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A Malay bride