Wayang Wong. Arjuna. Official Inf. Bureau, B/e/6/16

Text from Travellers Official Information Bureau in Batavia reads as follows: Javanese actor impersonating Arjuna. In the plates of the local plays Arjuna is usually the young hero. These plays are based on a locally adopted version of the Mahabharata and the Familiar Hindu heroes have been freely borrowed by the Javanese and incorporated into purely local tales and settings.

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