Object structure

Title:

[A iew of a village with a footbridge along the river] [An iconographic document]

Creator:

[Bogdanowicz, Mikołaj]

Date issued/created:

[ca 1914-1918]

Description:

The photograph shows three people: a woman, a man and a girl, walking on a wooden footbridge-pavement, along a frozen and snow-covered river below. In the background you can see buildings of a small town. The man is wearing a thick jacket, trousers and a cap on his head, he is holding a basket in his hand. Behind him there is the woman wearing a black long coat and a kerchief, also with a basket. In the distance you can see a silhouette of a girl walking down in the opposite direction ; The author of the photograph was the father of the photo owner. He was an engineer - building roads and bridges (a specialization in the former KK Austria), Mikołaj Bogdanowicz. During the 1st World War, as a native of Galicia, he was appointed to the Austrian army. In this army he was the commander of three companies of engineers, one of whom was Jewish company. The area of its operation was Volhynia and partially Podolia, where during many months of "stopping" of the front he was building trenches, roads, bridges, etc. ; the period of 1st World War, a village in Terebovlia vicinity, Podolia, now Ukraine ; 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 ; buildings ; everyday life ; river ; woman ; man ; waggon ; Trembowla, Tarnopol Oblast-region (Ukraine)

Resource Type:

Photography

Format:

application/pdf

Source:

IAiE PAN, call no. 233A-203

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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