BIBLIOGRAPHY ON SHADOW PUPPETRY…

Selected press clippings


894. Adiyug.

Khamosh putlia gabah hain prem aur shanti ki. Hindustan. New Delhi, September 19; 1990.

( In Hindi)

Available at S.G.

 

895. Banerjee, U.K.

Poetry of Pan-Indian Puppetry. Patriot. New Delhi, August 8; 1988.

Available at S.G.

 

896. Brown, Forman.

Puppets Demand Action. New York Times. Feb 12; 1933.

 

897. Dutta, Birendranath.

Puppetry in Assam. The Sentinel, Guwahati. June 10 & 17;1984.

Available at S.G.

 

898. Ghosh, Sampa.

Unhe moho liya hamari putliyon ne. Hindustan. Sept. 19; 1990.

( In Hindi)

Available at S.G.

 

899. Grover, Meenakshi.

In the shadows. The Times of India. New Delhi, August 5; 1989.

Available at S.G.

 

900. Martin, John.

The Dance : Critical Revelations of Puppets. New York Times. January 22, 1933.

 

901. Mushtaq.

Charmaputliyon ki Ramlila. Jansatta. Delhi, May 17; 1989.

( In Hindi )

 

902. N.C.G.R.

Riding ti Rhineland on leather puppets. Decan Herald, Bangalore. Feb 19; 1986.

 

903. Padumjee, Dadi.

Marionettes’ Marathon. The Sunday Times of India, New Delhi. Jan.3; 1993.

Available at S.G.

 

904. Rao, P.V.

Dying Leather Puppets of Andhra. Patriot, New Delhi. May 27; 1986.

 

905. Roychoudhury, Sandip.

Mon moho kar chale putul, ghar ko. Hindustan, New Delhi. Sept.9; 1990.

( In Hindi)

Available at S.G.

 

906. Sharma, Purnima.

Puppetry in China. The Times of India, New Delhi. Jan.18; 1993.

Available at S.G.

 

907. Spotlight on Puppetry. Sunday Observer, Mumbai. March 16; 1986.

 

908. Srivastava, Girish.

Expressions in Silhouette. Pioneer, New Delhi. April; 1996.

 

909. Staff Reporter.

Puppetry – dying rural art. Times of India, New Delhi. Feb.22; 1994.

Available at S.G.

 

910. Swaninathan, Venkat.

One man pulls the strings. The Economic Times, New Delhi. Dec.15; 1992.

Available at S.G.

 

911. Upadhyay, M.

Focus on Puppetry. Economic Times, New Delhi. April 27; 1986.

 

912. Varadpande, M.L.

Theatre of Moving Shadow. Sunday Herald, New Delhi. October 21; 1990.

 

Radio talk, Photo – Features, Calender


913. Ardisoma.

Manikmaya : the heroic fantasy of the Hindu Gods in the Javanese Shadow Theatre. France Trismegiste, 1982. p.41: Cheifly illustrations. (Calender)

 

914. Grafton, C.B. (Ed.)

Silhouettes: a pictorial archive of varied illustration. London: Dover, 1979. (Calender)

 

915. Pill, Kuan Wah.

Calender of street Wayang in Singapore 1987-88: with special reference to major Chinese festivals. Singapore, 1988. pp.53.

 

916. Sastry, K.N.T. and Bhusan, B.

Educating Young ones through Puppets ( Photo features ). Evening News. March 12; 1988.

 

917. Varadpande, M.L.

Puppet talk on Air, 1984.

 

Audio Cassettes


918. Nang Loi

The floating maiden : a recitation from an episode of the Ramakien. Thai version of the Indian epic Ramayan, 1973. ( pa Thailadska Och Engelska )

( In Thai )

 

919. Wayang Loceng Music of Bali. Gamelan gender Wayang, 1979.

( In Bahasa Indonesia )

 

Slides on Shadow Puppet


IGNCA

SL-41184 – SL-41215 (total 37 slides)

These are the slides of Indonesian shadow puppets called ‘Wayang Purwa’. This is from the story of ‘Panaji’ who was a hero in Indonesia. This is to note that no woman figure is shown in these slides. These puppets are made by deer and buffalo hide and beautifully coloured.

S.N.A.

Sangeet Natak Academy arranges workshops, festivals, exhibitions on puppetry. So they have a huge collection of slides and photographs on shadow puppets. They have also video clippings of different shadow puppet show.

C.C.R.T.

Centre for Cultural Resources and Training, New Delhi makes video recording of different traditional puppet groupes in India. So they have a collection of photographs and slides on traditional puppets of India, including shadow puppet. C.C.R.T.

published 2 folios on ‘Art of Puppetry’ which contain 24 colour photographs in each folio on puppets in India.

 

Slides on Shadow Puppet


IGNCA

SL-41184 – SL-41215 (total 37 slides)

These are the slides of Indonesian shadow puppets called ‘Wayang Purwa’. This is from the story of ‘Panaji’ who was a hero in Indonesia. This is to note that no woman figure is shown in these slides. These puppets are made by deer and buffalo hide and beautifully coloured.

S.N.A.

Sangeet Natak Academy arranges workshops, festivals, exhibitions on puppetry. So they have a huge collection of slides and photographs on shadow puppets. They have also video clippings of different shadow puppet show.

C.C.R.T.

Centre for Cultural Resources and Training, New Delhi makes video recording of different traditional puppet groupes in India. So they have a collection of photographs and slides on traditional puppets of India, including shadow puppet. C.C.R.T.

published 2 folios on ‘Art of Puppetry’ which contain 24 colour photographs in each folio on puppets in India.

 

Museum on Shadow Puppets


BALI

Proyak Pengembangan Penmuseuman. Denpasar, Bali.

CANADA.

McGill University, 845 Sherbrooke Street, West, Montreal, Que H3A 2TS. Collection of puppets, books and toy theatre.

British Collumbia – Centennial Museum, 1100 Chestnut Street, Vancouver 9, B.C.

FRANCE

Musee International de la Marionette, Hotel de Gadagne, Rue de Gadagne, 69001 Lyon

A very good collection of all types of puppets.

Musee de l’Homme, Palais de Chaillot, 75116 Paris

Collection of shadow puppets from the world.

GERMANY

Theatre Museum, University of Cologne, Abertus Magnus Platz, D 5000, Cologne 41, Germany.

Over 1500 exhibits are there.

Puppentheatersammlung der Stadt Munchen, St-Jakobs-Platx 1, 2, Munich, Germany.

Largest and finest puppet museum in the world.

INDIA

Sangeet Natak Akademi Museum Rabindra Bhawan, Feroze Shah Road,

New Delhi – 110 001, India.

A good collection of traditional leather puppets with slides, photographs, books and video tapes.

INDONESIA

Koleksi Perpustakaan Museum Nasional, Indonesia.

JAVA

Museum Negeri Mou Tantular, Java.

RUSSIA

Museum of State Central Puppet Theatre, Moscow, Russia.

It has a large collection of puppets from all over the world.

UNITED KINGDOM

Bethnal Green Museum of Childhood, Cambridge Health Road, London, E 2. Extensive collection of all type of puppets, dolls and toys.

British Museum, London.

Horniman Museum and Library, London Road, Forest Hill, London SE 23.

Small collection from UK, Belgium, Africa and Asia.

Liverpool – morseyside country Museums, William Brown Street, Liverpool.

Good collection of Javanese shadow show.

The Museum of London, 150, London Wall, London EC 2.

Great store and viewed by arrangement.

Oxford – Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford, Parks Road, Oxford.

Good collection of Shadow puppets.

The Raffles collection fo Javanese Puppets and a selection of Chinese Puppets.

Victoria & Albert Museum, London.

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Illinois – Field Museum of Natural History, Roosevelt Road at Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, TL 60605.

Collection of shadow puppets from Asia.

New Jersey – Gest Oriental Library, Institute for Advanced Study, Olden Lane, Princeton, New Jersey 08540.

Collection of 2500 Chinese shadow figures.

Pensylvania – Mercer Museum Pine and Ashland Strs. Doylestown, PA 18901.

Collection of Sicilian and Chinese shadow.

University Museum, University of Pensylvania, Uni. Park, Pen 16802.

Collection of Javanese Shadow puppets.

Virginia – University of Richmond, Richmond, Virginia 23173.

Collection of Japanese, Chinese and Mexican puppets.