Punakawan. Semar & his Sons.

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Tjap Semar - Memory of the Netherlands - Online image database of archives, museums and libraries

From the Memory of the Netherlands: “ Semar is a Javanese wise fool and divine clown. One of the punakwan (comic characters) in a wayang play. Semar’s appearance is rather grotesque;

Gareng clown character, Wayang Kulit, Sukoharjo Central Java, Leather

Gareng clown character, Wayang Kulit, Sukoharjo Central Java, Leather

PUNAKAWAN - Ario Wibisono - Punakawan is a family of characters in Javanese wayang, they are sometimes referred to as clown-servants because they normally are associated with the story's hero, and provide humorous and philosophical interludes. Punakawan consists of Gareng, Bagong, Semar and Petruk

Punakawan is a family of characters in Javanese wayang, they are sometimes referred to as clown-servants because they normally are associated with the story's hero, and provide humorous and philosophical interludes.

Bagong- Traditional Indonesian Shadow Puppet

Shadow Puppets, Squat, Big Eyes, Indonesia, Theatre, Bamboo, Shadows, Sons, Spiritual

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