The best known figures of the Greek shadow theatre, by Eugenios Spatharis, made out of leather.
Pasha’s daughter (1930)
Solomon, the Jew (1962)
The beautiful Helen (1980)
The little snake (1980)
The Pasha (1980)
Alexander the Great and the Cursed Serpent (1980)
The adjutant of the Pasha, Tachir (1930)
Barba – Giorgos (1980)
“KARAGIOZIS AND THE POLITICS”
Figures in plastic made by Eugenios Spatharis in 1992 from a political satire performed in 1992 and had a great success.
Vaghelis Ghiannopoulos – politician
Antonis Tritsis – politician and ex Mayor of Athens
Karagiozis The Modern
Leonidas Kayrkos and Charilaos Florakis – politicians
Miltiadis Evert – politician
A secretary of a Ministry
Konstantinos Mitsotakis – politician
Andreas Papandreou – politician
Manos Chatzidakis – great composer and musician
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Dionysius Savvopoulos – well-known musician and singer
Konstantinos Karamanlis – politician and ex President of the Republic
A secretary of the Parliament
SHOW CASE I
Right: Old figures from the shadow theatre of China made out of skin
Left: Old figures from the shadow theatre of Java made out of leather
SHOW CASE II
Right: Leather figures from the shadow theatre of Thailand.
Centre: Leather figure from the shadow theatre of Bali.
Left: Karagoz and Hacivat, leather figures from the Turkish shadow theatre
SHOW CASE III
Leather figures from the shadow theatre of Thailand.