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Studio portrait of a woman in character as 'Aunt Mariota' in the play 'Dorćolska posla'

Studio portrait of a woman in character as 'Aunt Mariota' in the play 'Dorćolska posla', © Museum of Theater Art of SerbiaenlargeStudio portrait of a woman in character as 'Aunt Mariota' in the play 'Dorćolska posla', © Museum of Theater Art of Serbia

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Object:Studio portrait of a woman in character as 'Aunt Mariota' in the play 'Dorćolska posla'
Description:Framed full-length shot of an older woman dressed in oriental attire, with 'šalvare' (light-coloured, loose-fitting trousers), a scarf on her head and 'nanule' (wooden slippers). She is sitting on three cushions and holding a jug in her right hand.
Comment:Dorćolska posla' is a play by the famous comedian and first Serbian film director, Čiča Ilija Stanojević, who produced the silent movie 'Life and Deeds of Immortal Vožd Karađorđe' (1911). The play was highly successful before the outbreak of WWI.
Date:Not after 1914
Location:Belgrade
Country:Serbia
Type:Photograph
Creator:Jovanović, Milan, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 303mm x 197mm
Image: 199mm x 125mm
Format:Boudoir
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:280 Leather, Textiles, and Fabrics > 286 Woven Fabrics
290 Clothing > 292 Special Garments
300 Adornment
510 Living Standards and Routines > 516 Postures
510 Living Standards and Routines > 517 Leisure Time Activities
530 Arts > 536 Drama
540 Commercialized Entertainment > 545 Musical and Theatrical Productions
Copyright:Muzej Pozorišne Umetnosti Srbije
Archive:Museum of Theater Art of Serbia, Inv. No.: III-151
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Ana Djordjevic
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