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Group of young adult females and an adult male performing a temple dance inside a temple complex. Wearing dance costumes, including head-dresses. Group of adults and children behind dancers watching performance, wearing sarongs. Medium: Gelatin silver print.
- 1937 (17th February)
- Length: 11.82 centimetres
- Width: 18.5 centimetres
Inscription ContentAlbum title: "BALI 1937 MARY S. R. SINCLAIR" [embossed gilt on album cover]. Front end pages: "DEI 1 - 74" [manuscript note]. Original description: "Legong Dance at Tandjong Boengkah. Bali 17-II-37." [manuscript note on print border; see also manuscript note on back of print].
Cataloguer's comment: Dance was being performed in front of a group of people, including some who appear to be European tourists. See Af,A33/49. Album contains 74 photographs. Main themes of album: Views of: temples, indigenous people performing ritual dances, cockfighting, the interior of a museum, rice terraces. Albums Af,A8 to Af,A32 belong to the same series. Geography: Tandjong Boenkah not identified in sources. H Cornwall-Jones, 16/04/1996. Ethnic group identified by N F Barley, 17/04/1996. Circumstances: [SIN-] PIC DOC 08.
Not on display
Album bound in full leather. Good condition.
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Africa, Oceania & the Americas
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Object reference number: EPF2852
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