35mm slide (photographic)(colour)
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Slide (colour); a Greek shadow puppet of the character of The Pasha, a Turkish man, made from cardboard with pieces of colour transparent paper between cut out section, and a joint at the waist and arm for movement; The Pasha has a moustache and is wearing a turban, a jacket, a pair of cropped trousers, a pair of boots; he is also carrying 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.
Condition of Shadow Puppet: Left hand and section of right boot broken off.
Maker/Artist of Shadow Puppet: Inscription reads "Visagnaris". No information has been found about this puppeteer.
- 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
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