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[The collective photo : young men on the steps of an educational institution] [An iconographic document]

Date issued/created:

[a. 1918]


The photograph shows a very large groupf young men accompanied by some lecturers (?). It was taken either on the stairs to the courtyard or on the stairwell inside the historical building, probably an educational institution. There are numerous arches and rich ornamentation and lit lamps by the massive stone banister. There is a stamp in the left upper corner of the photo: “Związek Studentów Archiektury [Architecture Students Association] of the Szkoła Politechniczna [School of Technology] in Lvov”. Apparent from the description of the owner of the photo it was taken after passing the secondary school leaving exam called "matura" ; The photo sent to the contest “Photography of the Polish village pre-1948” organized in 1983 by the quarterly “Fotografia” (Photography) and the weekly „Nowa Wieś” (New village). The copy of the photo in the possession of the Institute of Archeology and Ethnology of the Polish Academy of Sciences (former Institute of the History of Material Culture)

Subject and Keywords:

Lviv Polytechnic University (Lviv, Ukraine) ; ethnography ; material culture ; social culture ; architecture ; educational institution ; educations ; student ; matura [secondary school leaving exam] ; youth ; social bonds ; clothing ; fashion ; style ; Lviv (Ukraine)

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IAiE PAN, call no. 79-4


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Terms of use:

Copyright-protected material. Access only on terminals at the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology of the Polish Academy of Sciences, may be used within the limits of statutory user freedoms.

Digitizing institution:

Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology of the Polish Academy of Sciences

Original in:

Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology of the Polish Academy of Sciences

Projects co-financed by:

Programme Innovative Economy, 2010-2014, Priority Axis 2. R&D infrastructure ; European Union. European Regional Development Fund



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