Viza

Department Archive
Collection SPHS BSA Image Collection
Reference No. BSA SPHS 01/6164.C3577
Level Item
Description Film negative, an original, approximately half plate size.
Dimensions 12x9 cm
Place Vize
Dates 1906
Creator Dawkins, Mr Richard McGillivray
Collection event Thrace: Carnival Folklore 1905-1906
Scope and Content R.M. Dawkins at Carnival in the town of Viza in Thrace in the spring of 1906. Many of the images from his time there record a particular festival in which a masquerade is performed during the course of several days. The original description in the SPHS negative register reads: " Viza".
Notes Dates to the time Dawkins was in Viza to observe Carnival (R.M. Dawkins 1906. "The Modern Carnival in Thrace and the Cult of Dionysus" Journal of Hellenic Studies 26: 191-206)