Object structure

Title:

[A portrait of two men shaking hands] [An iconographic document]

Creator:

[Majchrowski, W.] (photographer)

Date issued/created:

[1940]

Description:

The photo depicts two young men in elegant suits shaking hands as a sign of a greeting. Both are holding cigarettes in their hands. According to the photo’s owner, it depicts her father Stanisław (…) when he was 20 years old (in the picture he’s the one wearing a white suit) greeting his friend (…). The photo was taken by a photographer in Nowy Brzesk – Mr. Majchrowski. The man in a dark suit came from the village of Wawrzeńczyce. These men were friends and business partners, both traded in calx, coal and paraffin oil ; 1940, Nowe Brzesko, Proszowice district ; 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 ; portrait ; man ; clothing ; fashion ; stimulant ; cigarette ; Nowe Brzesko, Proszowice district (Poland)

Resource type:

Obraz

Detailed Resource Type:

Photography

Format:

application/pdf

Source:

IAiE PAN, call no. 100-2

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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