Object structure

Title:

[A girl in her First Communion outfit] [An iconographic document]

Date issued/created:

[1946]

Description:

The photo depicts a girl in a white First Communion dress and a flower garland on her head. She has her hair braided in two plaits tied with white bows and she is holding a prayer book in her hand. The child is leaning against a chair standing next to her. On the back of the photo there is the inscription: “Year 1946 – May – Sunday. My mother on the occasion of her First Communion in Jaworze. The photo was taken by my mother’s uncle” ; May 1946, Jaworze, voiv. Bielskie ; 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:

First Communion ; ethnography ; material culture ; social culture ; spiritual culture ; child ; girl ; religiosity ; religious rites ; family celebrations ; clothing ; Jaworze, Bielsko-Biała district (Poland)

Resource type:

Obraz

Detailed Resource Type:

Photography

Format:

application/pdf

Resource Identifier:

IAiE PAN, no. call 138-7

Source:

IAiE PAN, 138-7

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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