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Zemplín region, Eastern Slovakia.

Zemplín region, Eastern Slovakia.

Pletenie zápästku na forme. Horehronie, 1930. SNM – Etnografické múzeum v Martine. Foto K. Plicka.

Horehronie, SNM – Etnografické múzeum v…

Karol Plicka - Dobrá Niva, poľná kolíska

portable cribs are not necessarily a recent invention. Behold the folk-genius of our forefathers - ukraine

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Babies - yesterday and today. I know, the significant difference is that in the past, babies were dressed as babies, while today the fashion is “dress them like tiny adults”. (Also, a private rant: I.

karel plicka | Karel Plicka: Chlapci z Fačkova - Trenčín:1928

karel plicka | Karel Plicka: Chlapci z Fačkova - Trenčín:1928

Slovakia in the 19th and 20th century | Slavorum

Most of pictures illustrate rural Slovakia and its peasants who are bearers of Slovak folk culture which is basically pagan, thus interesting for Slavdom as such.