National Geographic : 1929 Sep
JAVA, QUEEN OF THE EAST INDIES WAYANG PLAYERS ENACT MYTHS AND LEGENDS OF THE LONG AGO While motion pictures are popular in Java, they do not command the same degree of interest displayed in the native drama, or wayang. The actors at the extreme left and right represent, respectively, the Sun God and the King of the Devils (see also Color Plates VI and VII). (g) iNanonal ueograpnic society Autocnromes uy vv. isuooer iovlre THE HIGH HAT BODYGUARD OF A NATIVE DIGNITARY A few princes still maintain the outward show and trappings of their ancestors' estate, sur rounded by numerous retainers who live within their palace inclosures, or kratons. At Djokja the Sultan's kraton is a mile square.