Object

[A postcard with an industrial unit (a factory) in Germany] [An iconographic document]
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Title: [A postcard with an industrial unit (a factory) in Germany] [An iconographic document]

Date issued/created:

[1916]

Resource Type:

Photography

Description:

A postcard photo depicting factory buildings behind a fence. There are a main gate, a production plant in the distance and a mining shaft. The inscription underneath the photo says: “Castrop-Rauxel 4. Zeche Jekern 1 n.2”. The photo depicts a factory in the town of Castrop-Rauxel in Germany in which, according to the photo owner’s account, his mother’s brother Władysław (…) used to work. At the back of the photo there is the following text [with some spelling mistakes]: “Dear Sister, I’d like to inform you that I am also not very well. I’ve had a pain in my leg for 4 weeks now; there is so much pain in my [illegible] that I can’t even put my shoe on but [...] it is better now and it is healing [illegible]; I am tired of […] but what can man do; all the same by me; So long, regards to the entire family and a heartily Goodbye. Regards W. (…)”. In the space dedicated to the addressee’s data written: “Hn. Herrn Franz (...) Gut. Przystajnia Post. Waldwasser kr. Kalisch” ; 1916 year, Castrop-Rauxel, Germany ; 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)

Format:

application/pdf

Resource Identifier:

oai:rcin.org.pl:3657 ; oai:rcin.org.pl:3657

Source:

IAiE PAN, call no. 48-6

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