Album of 60 photographic prints illustrating architecture and sculptural features of the 9th century Buddhist monument at Borobudur, Mendut, Pawon, Prambanan, and other ancient sites of Central Java.
Organized in the original manner by the creator.
Biographical / Historical:
Ohannes Kurkdjian 1851 - 1903 was an Armenian photographer active in Indonesia at the turn of the century. His company, O. Kurkdjian & Co. was a major studio in Surabaya producing scenic views as well as studio portraits. The studio continued well after Kurkdjian's death in 1903.
FSA A.01 12.08.1
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1 Sound recording (digital audio file)
2017 June 30
Scope and Contents:
Alissa Stern (presenter); Tricia Sumarijanto (Dance director for House of Anklung); Donna Bifai (president of House of Anklung) ;Established in 2007, the House of Angklung is a D.C.-area cultural association that teaches and promotes the use of angklung, a musical instrument from West Java, Indonesia. Each angklung holds a single pitch, and when a group gets together, they can produce chords, melodies, and songs. This activity underscores the need for people to work together in productive, creative ways. Tricia Sumarijanto and Donna Rifai from House of Anklung lead this session.
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Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2017 Smithsonian Folklife Festival, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.