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Wedding portrait of General Vladimir Vazov and Mara Goranova

Wedding portrait of General Vladimir Vazov and Mara Goranova, © Central State ArchivesenlargeWedding portrait of General Vladimir Vazov and Mara Goranova, © Central State Archives

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Object:Wedding portrait of General Vladimir Vazov and Mara Goranova
Description:Full length studio portrait of a man and a woman standing next to each other. The woman is wearing a long white high-necked dress and a veil. She is adorned with a diadem, necklaces, and a bracelet, and she is holding a flower bouquet in her right hand. The man is wearing a military uniform with insignia of honour and carrying sword as well as holding a fur cap in his left hand. Painted canvas backdrop. Verso: signature and date in Bulgarian.
Comment:After graduating from the Military School in Sofia and finishing his specialization in Hessen, Germany, General Vladimir Vazov (1968 - 1945) became a Bulgarian officer and was promoted major general in 1917. He had three sons with his wife Mara Goranova (1882 - unknown).
Date:1904.05
Location:Sofia
Country:Bulgaria
Type:Photograph
Creator:Karastoyanov, Dimitar Anastasov, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 214mm x 131mm
Image: 193mm x 129mm
Format:Boudoir
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:290 Clothing > 292 Special Garments
580 Marrige
590 Familiy
700 Armed Forces
720 War
Copyright:Централен Държавен Архив
Archive:Central State Archives, Inv. No.: Ф. 1557К, оп. 1, а.е. 27, л. 1
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Anelia Kassabova
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