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Title:

[A harvest festival in Grębocin] [An iconographic document]

Creator:

[Majchrowski, W.] (photographer)

Date issued/created:

[1939]

Description:

The photo depicts several dozen people at all ages in various clothes posing in front of greenery. Many members of the group are wearing Cracow regional folk dress. According to the photo owner’s account, it depicts a harvest festival in Grębocin, her mother’s small home village. She knows from her mother’s recollections that the photo depicts the majority of Grębocin’s inhabitants as well as residents of neighbouring villages, sołtys [a mayor - a village representative], and a teacher, including her grandparents (Maryjanna and Kacper…) and mother wearing the Cracow folk dress. The photo was taken by W. Majchrowski (a photographer in New Brzesk) ; 1939, August the 13th, Grębocin ; 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 ; harvest ; harvest customs ; folk festivities ; leisure time ; social bonds ; clothing ; Polish folk costume ; Grębocin, Nowe Brzesko commune (Poland)

Resource type:

Obraz

Detailed Resource Type:

Photography

Format:

application/pdf

Source:

IAiE PAN, call no. 100-1

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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