Viza: Church

Department Archive
Collection SPHS BSA Image Collection
Reference No. BSA SPHS 01/6172.C3585
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 church".
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)