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MASARYK, T.G. MSS.

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[1] 1923. Masaryk, with dignitaries and military men on either side of him, standing in front of a monument painted with the three colors of the Czech flag. Verso: in black ink: "Domžlice" (Bohemian town ) and stamp mark in purple ink "Tiý odbor | presidia ministerské rady | Obrazový archiv" (Print Division of the Presidium of the Ministry Council: Image Archive)

[2] 1923. Masaryk, at right, holds gift presented to him by a girl dressed in native costume at an official ceremony. Verso: in black ink "Levice" (Slovakian village) and stamp mark in purple ink "Tiský odbor.."

[3] 1923. Masaryk standing to the right of a dining table that has been set up outdoors; women preparing to serve the food. Verso: in black ink "Ostrany 1923., pčeí selat" ("Ostrany (south Slovakian town) 19,(the) roasting (of) piglet"

[4] 1923. Masaryk, surrounded by entourage and local inhabitants, ceremonially taps with a mallet a rectangular block of stone. Verso: in black ink "Poklep. zákl. kam. na ozdrav. pí. President v Nitře 1923 ("The president taps the foundation stone...in Nitra, 1923"). Fade

[5] 1923. Masaryk, his entourage, and local dignitaries in front of a large building in a village. Verso: in black ink "Před odchodem na vrch 'Hole' v Bystrčce v r 1923" ("Before departure for the peak 'Hole' in Bystrička in the year 1923"). Date has been corrected from "1924"

[6] 1923. Masaryk and members of his entourage make their way to the top of a hill, with other hills partially obscured by mist looming in the background. Masaryk, on far right, in dark suit and hat. Verso: in black ink "Návrat z hory Hole" ("Return from Hole Mountan") and stamp mark in purple ink: "Tiskoý odbor..."

[7] 1923. Masaryk, followed by various dignitaries, emerges from the decorated entrance of a tunnel, apparently under construction. Verso: in black ink "Příchod z tunelu u Krupé—Zvolen 1923" ("Coming out of the tunnel at Krué—Zvolen 1923" and stamp mark in purple ink "Tiský odbor..." Faded

[8] 1923. Masaryk in front of a castle doorway, mounting a horse; to his left another mounted horseman; two men and a horse, as well as a mounted guard, stand to the right. Verso: in black ink "Topočianky" (Slovakian town, the site of Masaryk's summer vacations between 1924 and 1933

[9] 1923. Masaryk and three other horsemen emerge from a path in a forest on palace grounds. Masaryk is the front horseman on left. Verso: in black ink "Topočianky" and stamp mark in purple ink: "Tiský odbor..."

[10] 1923. Masaryk and three other horsemen set off from "Topolčianky castle; Masaryk is the front horseman on left. Verso: in black ink "Topolčianky" and stamp mark in purple ink "Tiskový odbor.."

[11] 1923. Masaryk and two other horsemen stand in front of the presidential summer residence; Masaryk greets a woman in white dress emerging from the front door of the residence. Two women gardeners are at work in foreground. Verso: in black ink "Topočianky" and stamp mark in purple ink: "Tikový odbor..." Slightly faded

[12] [1923] Men and women standing and sitting in a semicircle around a campfire. Masaryk is 4th from left. Verso: in black ink "U stanů pečení kuřat na rožni .23" ("By the tents: roasting chickens on a spit .23"). Verso: stamp mark in purple ink "Tikový odbor..."

[13] 1924. Masaryk standing in back seat of presidential automobile decorated with garlands. Men in Sokol uniforms stand in two parallel rows in background. Verso: in black ink "Brno, odjezd ze sokolsého cvičení" ("Brno, departure from Sokol exercise (sesion)") and stamp mark in purple ink: "Tiskoý odbor.."

[14] 1924. Presidential car from rear, with four horsemen dressed in regional costume to its front and rear serving as escort, approaches a town lying in the distance; bicyclists looking on at either side. Verso: in black ink "KČejkovicům" ("To Čejkovice", a south Moravian town in Hodonín County). The date is corrected from "1923"

[15] 1924. Public ceremony on a low platform in front of a town hall in Hodonín, Masaryk's birthplace; civilian and military dignitaries with onlookers on either side of the platform; police security in foreground. Verso: in black ink "Hodoín" The date has been corrected from 1922 or 1923.

[16] 1925. Masaryk, in white suit, reviewing a military unit in front of a large, ornate building in "Jindřichův Hradec."

[17] 1926, Feb. 4. Masaryk on horseback, accompanied by three horsemen, rides through a city street; casual onlookers in the background. Verso: in black ink "Vyíždka kňmo dne 4./II. 26. na novém koni z Liberce" ("Departure on horseback on the day of the 4th of February, 1926, on a new horse from Liberec")

[18] 1926. Patriotic tableau in Červený Kostelec in honor of Masaryk, with men and boys dressed in Sokol uniforms, women and girls in native dress costumes; in center stands a young man in robe, holding a shield with Czechoslovak coat of arms in his left hand and raising a branch with his right. Bunting on roof stating "BUD ZDRAV BRATRE PRESIDENT" ("Be well, brother president") Atop this, young boys, form the letters of the words "NA ZDA" ("Greeting") with their bodies; flanked by young men in athletic costume. Verso: in black ink "Červený Kostelec" and stamp mark in purple ink"Tiskový odbor..."

[19] 1926. Masaryk, surrounded by local dignitaries, takes part in a parade. Verso: in black ink "Jaroměř výstava" ("Jaroměř (town in northeast Bohemia) exhibition") and stamp mark in purple ink "Tisovký odbor.."

[20] 1934, May 24. Masaryk, surrounded by civilian authorities and military officers, walks through a city street; throngs of onlookers in the background. Verso: typed "Volby presidenta republiky dne 24. kětna 1934, Praha — Hrad" ("Elections for the president of the republc on the 24th of May, 1934, Prague—the castl") and stamp mark in light blue ink: "Fotograficý atelier a obchod fotografickými potřebami |"Fotolegi" | Společnost s R. O. | Praha II., Riegrovo Nábřeží" ("Photography studio and store wit h photography supplies. | "Fotolegi" | Company with S. O. | Prague II., Riege's Whar" and written in pencil over this stamp mark "25/5. 34"

[21] undated. Government officials and dignitaries seated around a table in the corner of an ornate hall; guard standing next to a door in the background. Masaryk behind the table in the middle facing the camera; man seated on his left in military uniform, holding a feathered hat in his left hand. Verso: in black ink "Chilsý vyslanec" ("The Chilean ambassado")

[22] undated. Government officials and dignitaries seated around a table in the corner of an ornate hall with a guard standing next to a door in the background. Masaryk sits behind the table in the middle, facing the camera. Verso: in black ink "Nastupí (sic) Audience" (Inaugural audience"). Left and right margins are damag

[23] undated. Side view of official presidential car, standing in front of a building, as the driver enters the car; soldiers surround right side and rear of the car. Verso: in black ink "Jinřichův Hradec" Faded

[24] undated. Front view of official presidential car with wreaths and garlands, standing in a town street during a procession; Masaryk in white in right rear seat. Columns of soldiers on either side. Verso: in black ink "Stáž nad Nárko"

[25] undated. Masaryk, in white suit and hat, and his entourage pass on foot through a checkpoint at Poděbrady, while military and civilian dignitaries await them on the other side. Slightly faded. Verso: in black ink "Poděbrady"

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