Object

[A portrait of doctor Juliusz Roger] [An iconographic document]
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Title: [A portrait of doctor Juliusz Roger] [An iconographic document]

Date issued/created:

[1865]

Resource type:

Image

Description:

The photo depicts a man in round wire frame eyeglasses with a well-groomed moustache and beard. The man is dressed in a dark jacket and a white shirt with a bowtie. According to the photo’s owner, it is a photocopy from the original 1865 portrait of dr Juliusz Roger – a court physician to the duke of Racibórz in Rudy k. Rybnika. Dr J. Roger came to Rudy in 1845 as the duke’s court physician responsible for fighting a cholera epidemic. Apart from medicine he was interested in Silesian etymology and folklore. He collected and edited 545 Silesian folk songs in Polish and published them under the following title “Pieśni ludu polskiego w Górnym Szląsku z muzyką” [Songs of the Polish people in Upper Silesia with music] in 1863, Ed.. H. Skutch / Schletter in Wrocław. In the history of Silesia dr J. Roger is one of the most important collectors and folklorists in Silesia. The original portrait is in a private collection. It is the only surviving portrait of Roger ; 1865, Rudy near Rybnik ; 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)

Detailed Resource Type:

Photography

Format:

application/pdf

Resource Identifier:

IAiE PAN, no. call 127-15 ; oai:rcin.org.pl:6889

Source:

IAiE PAN, nr inw. 127-15

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