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BONANG BARUNG SLENDRO: A gong chime from the Gamelan Digul, made in 1926 from any materials at hand by Javanese anti-colonial prisoners in a Dutch prison camp in West Irian (now Papua New Guinea). Wooden frame supporting 12 pannikins in two rows. The pannikins are held in position with four rows of string threaded through the wooden frame. Ethno-lingual group: Javanese. Property of Music Archive of Monash University.

BONANG BARUNG SLENDRO: A gong chime from the Gamelan Digul, made in 1926 from any materials at hand by Javanese anti-colonial prisoners in a Dutch prison camp in West Irian (now Papua New Guinea). Wooden frame supporting 12 pannikins in two rows. The pannikins are held in position with four rows of string threaded through the wooden frame. Ethno-lingual group: Javanese. Property of Music Archive of Monash University.