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Creator:
Adam, Tassilo  Search this
Extent:
5 Prints (silver gelatin)
Culture:
Javanese (Indonesian people)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Prints
Photographs
Date:
1928
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs depicting a Javanese dance group performing Serimpi dance.
Biographical/Historical note:
Tassilo Adam (1878-1948?) was born in Munich and moved to Sumatra to work in the Dutch planting business. He moved to the Dutch East Indies (now Indonesia), where he first worked as an ethnologist for the Dutch government. He then spent five years filming and making photographs in the court of the Sultan of Java. In 1929, he was appointed associate curator of Ethnology and assistant curator of Eastern Art at the Brooklyn Museum.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 73-21
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Additional photographs of Javanese dance by Adam can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 97.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Serimpi (Dance)  Search this
Dance  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 73-21, Tassilo Adam photographs of Serimpi dance, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.73-21
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw380fa5f5d-2e81-4049-8368-c142b8730ade
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-73-21