35mm slide (photographic)(colour)
- Museum number
Slide (colour); Stavrakas, a Greek shadow puppet character, made with a joint movement at the hip and a hole on the shoulder where the karagiosopecte (puppeteer) can manoeuvre the character; Stavrakas is designed with a moustache, and wearing a brown hat, a brown jacket, a green waistcoat, a white shirt, tie, a red garment wrapped around his waist with a knife tucked in, green striped trousers and kolomboi (worry beads) hanging from his trouser pocket; Athens, Greece.
35mm slide, polyester
- Production date
- May 1970
Height: 3.50 centimetres (image)
Height: 5 centimetres (mount)
Width: 2.30 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.
Related image: Eu-F.T.-6032 and Eu-F.T.-6031
- 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
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: 5 (Series number)