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Title:

[The "Polish Mothers' Association"] [An iconographic document]

Date issued/created:

[1935]

Description:

The photo depicts a group of women in regional costumes and white scarves wrapped around their arms (identical for all women), with dark headscarves tied on their heads. Three girls in folk costumes are kneeling in front of them. In the background there is an altar which suggests that the photo was taken in a church. According to the photo's owner, it depicts women from the "Polish Mothers' Association" affiliated with the church of St. Barbara in Chorzów. On the back of the photo there is the following inscription: "Photo taken in May 1935. This is the "Polish mothers' Association" affiliated with the church of St. Barbara in Chorzów. Depicted in the photo is my husband's grandmother Bronisława (...) (looking at the photo the second person from the left). The photo was taken by a photographer form Chorzów (grandmother does not remember any surnames). In the photo there are also grandmother's cousins, Monika Emilia and her sister" ; May 1935, Chorzów ; 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:

Polish Mothers Circle ; ethnography ; material culture ; social culture ; woman ; leisure time ; woman organization ; association ; social bonds ; child ; clothing ; folk costume ; Chorzów, śląskie voivodeship (Poland)

Resource type:

Obraz

Detailed Resource Type:

Photography

Format:

application/pdf

Source:

IAiE PAN, call no. 178-6

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

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