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Glimpses of Picturesque Java 1938

Catalog Data

Creator:
Paul Devlin  Search this
Physical description:
1 reel (388 ft.) snd. b&w. 16mm archival original/preservation
1 videoreel (10 min.) snd. b&w one inch master
1 videocassette (10 min.) snd. b&w betacamSP $3 master
1 videocassette (10 min.) snd. b&w 1/2 inch VHS reference
Culture:
Javanese (Indonesian people)  Search this
Type:
Projected media
Collection descriptions
Place:
Djakarta, Java
Jogjakarta, Java
Java
Oceania
Djakarta (Batavia, Java)
Jogjakarta (Java)
Surabaja (Java)
Borobudur (Indonesia)
Prambanan (Java)
Date:
1938
Notes:
title from credits (published work)--archival collection
photographer
Addl. KW Subjects:
Colonial administration administration Java
Canalas Java
Retainers Java
Summary:
Edited film is a travelogue featuring the island of Java when it was a Dutch colony. Film shows colonial monuments of Batavia (Djakarta) including the governor's palace, hotels for westerners and the railway station as well as street scenes including the Chinese section of the city and Javanese washing clothes in the canals. In region of Jogjakarta, film shows parade of body guards accompanying a Javanese nobleman on a visit to the sultan, peddlars carrying their wares to market, a batik shop with women engaged in applying wax and dying cloth. Visits to Surabaja, Borobudur and Prambanan are also recorded.
Repository Loc.:
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD
Topic:
Streets  Search this
Temples  Search this
Batik  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1994.19.62
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_219470