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Source:   Java : Topeng, Wayang wong.


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Java - Wayang Wong, Kraton Yogyakarta, 1930s : Rama Nitik. Battle of Sugriwa and Keswamuka. [This scene occurs towards the end of the play Rama Nitik (Rama seeks his reincarnation) and depicts the battle between the monkey prince Sugriwa (at left of photo ) and the demon king Keswamuka for the crown of Dasamuka (Rawana), Keswamuka's great-grandfather.]

Image ID: 1109383

Java - Wayang Wong, Kraton Yogyakarta, 1930s : Rama Nitik. Battle of Sugriwa and Keswamuka. [This scene occurs towards t... (1934)

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Image Title

:  Java - Wayang Wong, Kraton Yogyakarta, 1930s : Rama Nitik. Battle of Sugriwa and Keswamuka. [This scene occurs towards the end of the play Rama Nitik (Rama seeks his reincarnation) and depicts the battle between the monkey prince Sugriwa (at left of photo ) and the demon king Keswamuka for the crown of Dasamuka (Rawana), Keswamuka's great-grandfather.]

Additional Name(s)

: Holt, Claire -- Collector

Created Date

: 1934

Medium

: Gelatin silver prints

Specific Material Type

: Photographs

Item Physical Description

: 17 x 12.5 cm.

Item/Page/Plate

: [32]

Notes

: A synopsis of this play may be found in Soedorsono, Wayang Wong: The State Ritual Dance Drama in the Court of Yogyakarta (1984), pp. 376-8. Note 2.) Photo: Pangeran Hangabehi [spelling uncertain]

Source

: Photographs of Indonesia. / Java : Topeng, Wayang wong.

Source Description

: 40 v. (ca. 4,777 black and white photographs, and contact prints) 32 x 33 cm.-32 x 47 cm.

Location

: The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts / Jerome Robbins Dance Division

Catalog Call Number

: *MGZEB 87-288

Digital ID

: 1109383

Record ID

: 354569

Digital Item Published

: 2-3-2004; updated 3-25-2011

Rights Notice

: Rights Notice: Permission is required for reproduction from Photographic Services and Permissions, The New York Public Library.

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