Cultural History In Focus | "Dutch Galleons and South Nias Palaces" by Jerome Feldman

 

© Nationaal Museum van Wereldculturen | The Netherlands

 
 
 

Dutch Galleons and South Nias Palaces

by Jerome Feldman

 
 
 

This article was generously provided by Jerome Feldman.

 

Author’s Note

 

Refer to this image in place of Figure 12 on page 27 for my most recent findings. The image above is of the "Dutch Cruiser" — Reijner Claessen. Photo provided by the Maritime Museum Prinz Hendrik in Rotterdam.

 
 

Sword of Royal Protection | Telögu. South Nias. Before 1887.
© Nationaal Museum van Wereldculturen | The Netherlands

Ceremonial Man's Coat. South Nias. Before 1894.
© Nationaal Museum van Wereldculturen | The Netherlands

 

© Nationaal Museum van Wereldculturen | The Netherlands

© Nationaal Museum van Wereldculturen | The Netherlands

© Nationaal Museum van Wereldculturen | The Netherlands

© Nationaal Museum van Wereldculturen | The Netherlands

© Nationaal Museum van Wereldculturen | The Netherlands

© Nationaal Museum van Wereldculturen | The Netherlands

© Nationaal Museum van Wereldculturen | The Netherlands

© Nationaal Museum van Wereldculturen | The Netherlands

© Nationaal Museum van Wereldculturen | The Netherlands

© Nationaal Museum van Wereldculturen | The Netherlands

 
 

Jerome Feldman

 

Jerome Feldman is a Professor of art history at Hawaiʻi Pacific University in Honolulu and lectures at the Department of Art and Art History atMānoa during Summer sessions. His specialization is in the arts of Tribal Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands. Feldman has conducted field studies in remote islands of Indonesia, and Polynesia. He has written many articles and books, has studied museum collections in Europe, Asia, the Pacific and America and has aided in several important exhibitions including The Eloquent Dead at the Fowler Museum at UCLA, Nias Tribal Treasures at the Volkenkundig Museum Nusantara in Delft, and Beyond the Java Sea, a Smithsonian sponsored traveling exhibition. In fall 2004 he was the Slade Visiting Professor at Kings College, Cambridge University, England.

Education

PhD | Columbia University
M.A. | University of Hawai’i at Manoa
B.A. | City University of New York

Research Highlights

• “The Great Chief’s House at Baruyulasara, Pulau Tello, the Batu Islands, Indonesia” in Lehner, E., I. Doubrawa, Ikaputra. Insular Diversity Architecture, Culture, Identity in Indonesia, Vienna Institute for Comparative Research in Architecture, 2013: 119-128.
• “Art-Southeast Asia,” in Mcneill et al. Art in World History, Great Barrington: Berkshire Pub.: 130-135.
• With Gruber, P., M. Melcher, J Kurt-Nielsen, “Replacement of Tradition- Comparative View of the Architectural Development of the Village of Hilimondregeraya in Nias, Indonesia,” Cultural Heritage and New Technologies, 14th Congress . eBook edition, Vienna: 2010.

 
 
The Eloquent Dead Ancestral Sculpture of Indonesia and Southeast Asia Jerome Feldman
Beyond The Java Sea Art of Indonesia's Outer Islands Jerome Feldman
Arc of the Ancestors Indonesian Art from the Jerome L. Joss Collection at UCLA Jerome Feldman
Nias Tribal Treasures Jerome Feldman

Colophon

Author | © Jerome Feldman
Publication | RES: Anthropology and Aesthetics
Publisher | The University of Chicago Press on behalf of the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology
Issue | No. 7/8, Spring - Autumn
Year of Publication | 1984