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Title:

[Viewing of the deceased] [An iconographic document]

Date issued/created:

[1937]

Description:

The photo depicts a deceased man lying in a big, sturdy coffin on a high white pillow. He is dressed in a black suit with a hat laid on his thighs. The coffin is standing on stools and is surrounded with flowers and potted plants. On the back of the photo there is the following inscription: "The late Drzymała Michał transferred from a coffin purchased by his son Piotr to a coffin funded by the government with ... (rest is illegible)... Franciszek. A memento for (...)" ; 25th April 1937, Grabówno / Miasteczko Krajeńskie ; 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:

Drzymała, Michał (1857-1937 ; peasant of Wielkopolska) ; ethnography ; material culture ; social culture ; spiritual culture ; funeral ; funeral customs and rites ; funeral procession ; last farewell ; local celebration ; social bonds ; Grabówno, Miasteczko Krajeńskie commune (Poland) ; Miasteczko Krajeńskie, Piła district (Poland)

Resource type:

Obraz

Detailed Resource Type:

Photography

Format:

application/pdf

Source:

IAiE PAN, call no. 199-1

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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