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Children’s shoes

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24. March 2020
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Children’s shoes

A mother’s memories of her young children are often retained in the little shoes from their early childhood.

Soft leather sandals, to which the shoemaker has added heels, became a reminder of the first childhood steps… The boys’ boots and girls’ shoes with a strap worn by the children of the Ljubljana family Bohinjec on a family photograph from the 1920s are material representations of the “golden age” of family life and the national values that they cultivated…

About the photographs:

  • Boy's boots and girl's shoes, »pieces of national costumes«. The memory of children and family values, later the memory of childhood, Ljubljana / years twentieth of the 20th c.
  • Original photography of a family in national costumes– the memory of ‘golden times’ and family values, Ljubljana / years twentieth of the 20th c.
  • Leather sandals bought at the seaside, leather sandals, to which the shoemaker has added heels, became a reminder of the first childhood steps, Ljubljana / years twentieth of the 20th c.
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