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Slide (colour); a Greek shadow puppet of the character of Memetakis, a Turkish man, with a joint at the waist and several on the left arm for movement; Memetakis wearing a red fez hat, a jacket, a white shirt, red clkoth belt, pantaloons, and a pair of shoes; he is smoking a pipe and holding a walking stick; Athens, Greece.
35mm slide, polyester
- May 1970
- Photographed in: Athens
- Height: 3.5 centimetres (image)
- Width: 2.5 centimetres (image)
- Height: 5 centimetres (mount)
- Width: 5 centimetres (mount)
Inscription Positionfront of slide mount
Inscription CommentBlack ink, handwritten
Contextualisation: This shadow puppet character would have been used in a Karagiosis (Greek shadow theatre) performance.
- Associated with: Athens
Collection of 35mm slides taken on a trip to Greece by Shelagh Weir, of Greek shadow puppets in the private collection of Dimitris Mollas.
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Object reference number: EPF113134
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