35mm slide (photographic)(colour)
- Museum number
Slide (colour); Alexander the Great, a Greek shadow puppet, with a joint at the waist and two joints and a piece of string on the extended left arm for movement; Alexander the Great is wearing a red crested helmet, a gold metal cuirass, a red tunic with blue skirt fringing, a pair of straped sandals, a knife tucked into a gold belt, holding a spear in his left hand, and a shield in his right hand; 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