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Group of young adult females performing a temple dance inside a temple complex. Wearing head-dresses, dance costumes. Audience sitting in a row behind dancers, including three European [?] adult females wearing American dress. Possibly tourists. Medium: Gelatin silver print.
- 1937 (17th February)
- Made in: Tandjong Boengkah (?)
- (Asia,Indonesia,Saba,Tandjong Boengkah)
- Length: 11.8 centimetres
- Width: 18.4 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: "Djanger Dance at Tandjong Boengkah. 8.30 am. Bali. 17-II-37." [manuscript note on print border; see also manuscript note on back of print].
Cataloguer's comment: Some information provided by N F Barley, 17/04/1996. 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.
Album bound in full leather. Good condition.
Copyright: British Museum (?).
Africa, Oceania & the Americas
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Object reference number: EPF2850
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