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From the history of the first skates, object of the month.
Name: From the history of the first skates, object of the month.

From the history of the first skates, object of the month.

Most of us associate them with childhood and winter adventures. Skates, because that's what this is about, provided entertainment and made the cold days of many of us more enjoyable. However, few of us realize that this is not an invention of the last three hundred years.

WOODEN WATER PIPE (sixteenth century)
Name: WOODEN WATER PIPE (sixteenth century)
One of the very interesting historical monuments in the exhibition " Late Medieval and Modern Bydgoszcz in the light of archaeological sources " dating from the sixteenth century is a wooden water pipe.
This exhibition is prepared by the Leon Wyczółkowski Regional Museum in Bydgoszcz in cooperation with the Regional Office for Protection of Historic Landmarks in Toruń, Branch in Bydgoszcz and Bydgoszcz archeologists associated in the Archeological Division of the Society of the Friends of the City of Bydgoszcz. Intensified construction activities, continued since the last decade of the 20th century, led to an increasing number of archeological studies conducted in Bydgoszcz, particularly its center. They contributed to discovery of relics of old buildings and materials used to recreate the history of Bydgoszcz, starting from its origins dating back to a fortified settlement from the Middle Ages, through development of a medieval ci
Leon Wyczółkowski, Self-portrait against a sea background
Name: Leon Wyczółkowski, Self-portrait against a sea background

In 1925 Leon Wyczółkowski created a number of self-portraits using a variety of techniques, and among them was one of two versions against a sea background, made with tempera on plywood. The painting can be viewed at the exhibition in Leon Wyczółkowski's house.

Stanisław Horno-Popławski, Note
Name: Stanisław Horno-Popławski, Note

From Tadeusz Breyer’s workshop at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warszawa, Horno-Popławski (1902-1997) learnt to respect the traditions and skills of artist sculptors. Horno-Popławski art's visitors can see at pernament exhibition in Modern Art Gallery.

Teofil Ociepka, Jungle, 1964, oil, canvas
Name: Teofil Ociepka, Jungle, 1964, oil, canvas

Along with Nikifor, Teofil Ociepkawas the most famous Polish artist of primitivism, a non-professional, self-trained painter, and an inspired theosophist, one of the leaders of the Occult Commune of Janów. The “Jungle” is one of the five works by this artist in the non-professional art collection of Leon Wyczółkowski District Museum in Bydgoszcz. Currently, the piece can be seen at the temporary exhibition “The Country we imagine… Exhibition of Paintings and Drawings by Teofil Ociepka” at the 125th anniversary of the artist’s birth in Spichrze at Grodzka 7-11.

Object of the month: Jerzy Nowosielski, Landscape with a Tram, 1964, tempera, canvas
Name: Object of the month: Jerzy Nowosielski, Landscape with a Tram, 1964, tempera, canvas

Jerzy Nowosielski (1923–2011) – an easel and polychrome painter, graphic artist, stenographer, author of theoretical texts on modern painting and icons.

After graduating from the Academy of Fine Arts, Nowosielski and his wife moved to Łódź, where he began to paint industrial cityscapes. He continued this theme for years, even after he returned to Kraków in 1962. He would watch trams, trains and tracks from his flat on Lubicz Street and paint them on canvas.

This type of presentation can be called a topographical view. A high horizon, depth practically limited to a single plane, schematically presented roads and succinctly painted architecture follow a map-making approach. Landscapes in this style seldom have a place for residents.

The artist uses two perspectives: the ground is seen from a bird's-eye view (hence the high horizon and aerial depiction of roads), while buildings are presented as if the viewer was stood in front of them. It c

Hat Women's evening , 20s twentieth century
Name: Hat Women's evening , 20s twentieth century

The interwar years in Poland was the last period of absolute reign of ladies' hats. Presented exhibit can be seen at the permanent exhibition "From the Old Market Square to Freedom Square. Walk through the streets of interwar Bydgoszcz "in the barns on the Brda River Street. Grodzka 7-11. It represents, among other issued here part of the pre-war clothes, an interesting example of the prevailing trends in women's fashion.

Transport platform with stanchions from 1939
Name: Transport platform with stanchions from 1939

Wagons of this type were very popular in Europe, used from the 1920s almost to this day. he wagon was found on the territory of former Zachem, so it is possible that it was used for the DAG factory in Bydgoszcz during World War II. The wagon can be seen in the Exploseum, on the ramp at the 1157 building. This is another monument of technology which the District Museum can be proud of.

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