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Title:

[Men by a road building machine’s cabin] [An iconographic document]

Date issued/created:

[1937-1938]

Description:

The photo depicts four men in workwear and "kufajka" [quilted jackets] standing by a road building machine’s cabin; two of them are holding tools in their hands. There are some buildings in the background. A sign on the front of the machine says: “VOMAG”; another one on the door says: Emil Müllner G.m.b.H (first letter(s) not visible) “-elbert”. According to the photo owner’s account, this is the photo of a road roller. His grandfather (…) worked with it as a roller driver employed by the Wojewódzkie Warsztaty Mechaniczne [The Provincial Mechanical Workshops] in Lviv at Mickiewicza street ; 1937-1938, Lviv-region (Ukraine) ; The photo sent to the contest named “Photography of the Polish village pre-1948” organized in 1983 by the quarterly “Fotografia” (Photography) and the weekly “Nowa Wieś” (New village). Copy of the photo kept at the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology of the Polish Academy of Sciences (former Institute for the History of Material Culture)

Subject and Keywords:

ethnography ; material culture ; social culture ; man ; work ; road construction ; road machine ; construction machine ; social bonds ; clothing ; Lviv-region (Ukraine)

Resource type:

Obraz

Detailed Resource Type:

Photography

Format:

application/pdf

Source:

IAiE PAN, call no. 25-1

Rights:

Rights Reserved - Restricted Access

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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