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Studio portrait of opalchentsi-pobornizi meaning "volunteer combatant" in the Russo-Ottoman War of 1877-1878, and volunteers in the Serbo-Bulgarian War in 1885

Studio portrait of opalchentsi-pobornizi meaning "volunteer combatant" in the Russo-Ottoman War of 1877-1878, and volunteers in the Serbo-Bulgarian War in 1885, © St. Cyril and St. Methodius National LibraryenlargeStudio portrait of opalchentsi-pobornizi meaning "volunteer combatant" in the Russo-Ottoman War of 1877-1878, and volunteers in the Serbo-Bulgarian War in 1885, © St. Cyril and St. Methodius National Library

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Object:Studio portrait of opalchentsi-pobornizi meaning "volunteer combatant" in the Russo-Ottoman War of 1877-1878, and volunteers in the Serbo-Bulgarian War in 1885
Description:Full length shot of a group of 14 men in three rows - seated on the ground, on chairs or standing. Most of them are in military uniforms with fur caps, holding swords; one is in traditional folk costume with military elements; one is wearing a hat with a cockade, another is wearing plain city clothes.
Comment:Verso: hand-written and printed inscription in Bulgarian with all names and data about the photographed persons, marked with numbers on the recto.
Date:Not before 1885
Location:Sofia
Country:Bulgaria
Type:Photograph
Creator:Karastoyanov, Dimitar Anastasov, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 255mm x 335mm
Image: 210mm x 278mm
Format:Not specified
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:290 Clothing
650 Government Activities > 659 Miscellaneous Government Activities
660 Political Behavior > 669 Revolution
710 Military Technology > 714 Uniform and Accouterment
720 War
890 Gender Roles and Issues
Copyright:Национална Библиотека "Св. св. Кирил и Методий"
Archive:St. Cyril and St. Methodius National Library, Inv. No.: C IV 14
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Anelia Kassabova
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