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Katarzyna Bodziny - Wojciech Migacz’s sister

Wojciech Migacz1917

The State Ethnographic Museum in Warsaw

The State Ethnographic Museum in Warsaw

The collection numbers 372 glass negatives and 57 photographs from the turn of 19th century, gained by the Museum`s workers between 1976 and 1980. The impulse for that discovery were two photographs taken by Migacz, sent by his distant relative for the contest "Family rites in folk culture: love and marriage", organized by the Museum. Those photpgraphs turned out to be extremely documents of culture of Lachy Sądeckie Group as well as the testimony of work and life of their author.

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  • Title: Katarzyna Bodziny - Wojciech Migacz’s sister
  • Creator: Wojciech Migacz
  • Creator Death Date: 1944
  • Manufacturer: Wojciech Migacz (1874-1944) was born in village of Gostwica in District of Nowy Sącz. He was distinguished character against his community. He was occupied with farming, turnery, wood-carving, and social activity as well. Between 1895 and 1940 he took photographs of his family, his village and the area with self-made camera.
  • Date Created: 1917
  • Location Created: Gostwica - Małopolska region, Poland
  • Physical Dimensions: 9 cm x 12 cm
  • Type: negative, plate glass
  • Medium: black and white photpgraph, gelatin silver process

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