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Ferdinand I with ministers, deputies and guests from Russia

Ferdinand I with ministers, deputies and guests from Russia, © State Archives - PlovdivenlargeFerdinand I with ministers, deputies and guests from Russia, © State Archives - Plovdiv

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Object:Ferdinand I with ministers, deputies and guests from Russia
Description:Portrait of a large group of people in front of building with a plaque. In the center a woman in a long light-coloured urban dress adorned with insignia of honour and leaning on an umbrella is standing between two men who are wearing official military uniforms with insignias of honour and carrying swords. Around them there are many men in frock coats with stovepipe hats or in official military uniforms. There are also three women in official town clothes.
Comment:Inscription in Bulgarian on the plaque: "Alexander II had this church tomb built, where the sacred, honoured dust of the fighters fallen for the Liberation of Bulgaria in the 1877 battles of Pleven will be held for ever. Started on 12. April 1903, finished 1907."
Date:Not before 1907
Location:Pleven
Country:Bulgaria
Type:Postcard
Creator:Karastoyanov, Dimitar Anastasov, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 87mm x 141mm
Format:Not specified
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:290 Clothing > 292 Special Garments
560 Social Stratification
560 Social Stratification > 565 Classes
640 State
890 Gender Roles and Issues
Copyright:Държавен Архив - Пловдив
Archive:State Archives - Plovdiv, Inv. No.: ФК № 9005
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Anelia Kassabova
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