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Title: Groteske Personen en Dieren uit de Javaansche Wajang [Poerwa]. Published In:NION11-3 (1926).
Description: Den Haag, Van Munster, 1926. Small 4°, original coloured decorative wrappers. pp.67-89. [23pp.]. 23 captioned monochrome illustrations, of which 3 full page, featuring grotesque characters from the Japanese Shadow theatre, Wayang Purwa. Dutch language [comparative] contribution in which a picture is painted of grotesque characters, including animals, appearing in the Javanese Shadow theatre Wayang Purwa.

Keywords: theatre java wayang purwa kulit characters grotesque culture heritage legacy tradition performance colonialism indonesia southeastasia

Price: EUR 30.00 = appr. US$ 32.61 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 3786