photograph (documentary artefact)

Photograph of man dressed in festive clothing, riding a hobby horse. A stamp on the back indicates that the photographer was Stefan Doptuszewski. An accompanying display label reads: '"HORSE", from the Guiser group. / Koniakow-Rupienka, Cieszyn District.'

There is an inscription on the reverse, in Polish and English. Th English portion reads '"The horse", from the group of "Guisers".', and the bottom line reads 'Koniakow-Rupienka, [pov.] Cieszyn 1957'.

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