35mm slide (photographic)(colour)
- Museum number
Slide (colour); a Greek shadow puppet of The Pasha, a Turkish man of high rank, designed with a joint at the waist for movement, and holes on the hand and arm for the karaghiosopecte (puppeteer) to manoeuvre the character; The Pasha has a beard and moustache and is wearing a military uniform consisting of a red fez hat with a black tassel and Turkish symbol, a green jacket with red and gold trimmings, a red sash, a green pair of trousers, and he wears a sword attached to his trousers; 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