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Title: [Haymakers on a meadow] [An iconographic document]

Creator:

[Orkisz, Lucjan]

Date issued/created:

[1925]

Resource Type:

Photography

Description:

The photo depicts four men with scythes scything a mountain meadow. There is a dense forest in the distance. The men are dressed in bright shirts, dark trousers and hats (all but one). According to the photo’s owner, the photo was taken in 1925 on the slope of Łysina in Beskid Zachodni region, in the village of Węglówka. On the top of Łysina there was an astronomical observatory of the Jagiellonian University, where the young astronomer Lucjan Orkisz discovered the first Polish comet. The photo was taken by the astronomer - a research assistant at the Jagiellonian University - who was 25 years old at the time. In the foreground there is the janitor at the observatory Władysław (...) called by the highlanders "astronoga" ; 1925, Węglówka, com. Wiśniowa (Western Beskid Mountains ) ; 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)

Format:

application/pdf

Resource Identifier:

oai:rcin.org.pl:31454

Source:

IAiE PAN, call no. 207-1

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