35mm slide (photographic)(colour)
- Museum number
Slide (colour); a Greek shadow puppet of Peponias, a Turkish sergeant, made with a joint at the hip for movement, and two holes on the shoulder and hand from where the karagiosopecte (puppeteer) can manoeuvre the character; Peponias is wearing a red fez hat, a green military uniform jacket, blue trousers, a pair of brown boots and holding a sword; Athens, Greece.
35mm slide, polyester
- Production date
- May 1970
Height: 3.50 centimetres (image)
Height: 5 centimetres (mount)
Width: 2.50 centimetres (image)
Width: 5 centimetres (mount)
- Curator's comments
- Contextualisation: This shadow puppet character would have been used in a Karagiosis (Greek shadow theatre) performance.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Collection of 35mm slides taken on a trip to Greece by Shelagh Weir, of Greek shadow puppets in the private collection of Dimitris Mollas.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number