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Source:   Java : Topeng, Wayang wong.


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Java - Wayang Wong, Kraton Yogyakarta, 1930s : Semar Boyong. Gatutkatja pursuing Hanuman with Semar in flight. [In the play "Semar Boyong" ("The abduction of Semar"), Semar, the faithful advisor of the Pandawas, is the object of a three-way struggle between the Pandawas, their enemies the Korawas, and the kingdom of Pancawatidhendha, and Gatutkaca, fighting for the Pandawas, battle over possession of Semar.]

Image ID: 1109387

Java - Wayang Wong, Kraton Yogyakarta, 1930s : Semar Boyong. Gatutkatja pursuing Hanuman with Semar in flight. [In the p...

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:  Java - Wayang Wong, Kraton Yogyakarta, 1930s : Semar Boyong. Gatutkatja pursuing Hanuman with Semar in flight. [In the play "Semar Boyong" ("The abduction of Semar"), Semar, the faithful advisor of the Pandawas, is the object of a three-way struggle between the Pandawas, their enemies the Korawas, and the kingdom of Pancawatidhendha, and Gatutkaca, fighting for the Pandawas, battle over possession of Semar.]

Additional Name(s)

: Holt, Claire -- Collector

Medium

: Gelatin silver prints

Specific Material Type

: Photographs

Item Physical Description

: 11.7 x 17 cm.

Item/Page/Plate

: [36]

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. 373-5. Note 2.) This photo was published in B.P.H. Surjobrongto, The Classical Yogyanese dance (1970), p. 21.

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

: 1109387

Record ID

: 354577

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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