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Title:

[A Silesian family with a child] [An iconographic document]

Creator:

Schwittay, Otto. - Photographer

Date issued/created:

[1921]

Description:

The photo depicts a family with a child: a woman dressed in a dark blouse with puffed sleeves and a wide flower-patterned skirt (a regional costume?) is sitting in a chair, behind her there is a man in a dark suit with a 1,5 or 2- year-old child in dress with frills sitting on a decorative stool. Underneath the photo there is the following inscription: “A family photo: in the photo the brother of my father Emmanuel (…) Józef (…) – a miner from the village of Kokoszyce, a worker of KWK [pit-coal mine] “Anna” in Pszów, with his wife Joanna and son Emanuel in 1920. The photo was taken by Otto Schwittay studio, Rybnik-Wodzisław” ; 1921, Kokoszyce / Rybnik-Wodzisław ; 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 ; woman ; man ; child ; family ; upbringing ; regional costume ; Kokoszyce (Wodzisław Śląski, Poland) ; Rybnik, śląskie voivodeship (Poland)

Resource type:

Obraz

Detailed Resource Type:

Photography

Format:

application/pdf

Resource Identifier:

IAiE PAN, no. call 127-2

Source:

IAiE PAN, nr inw. 127-2

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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