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King's Speech of Prince Ferdinand I of Bulgaria

King's Speech of Prince Ferdinand I of Bulgaria, © State Archives - PlovdivenlargeKing's Speech of Prince Ferdinand I of Bulgaria, © State Archives - Plovdiv

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Object:King's Speech of Prince Ferdinand I of Bulgaria
Description:High angle indoor panorama shot of a group of men: At the centre of the picture a man is seated on a chair decorated with crowns in front of a full length portrait painting. He is wearing a military uniform adorned with many insignias of honour and a fur cap displaying a coat of arms. The man is reading from a sheet of paper. There are 15 men standing on the steps to his left and to his right. Some of them are wearing official military uniforms and are holding their hats with cockades in their hands. Two are in Orthodox priests' vestments and some others are wearing plain city clothes. Most of the men are adorned with insignia of honour.
Comment:The Bulgarian Prince Ferdinand reading his King's speech in Parliament in front of Konstantin Stoilov's government and deputies.
Date:1894
Location:Sofia
Country:Bulgaria
Type:Photograph
Creator:Karastoyanov, Dimitar Anastasov, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 131mm x 214mm
Image: 127mm x 195mm
Format:Boudoir
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:290 Clothing > 292 Special Garments
560 Social Stratification
560 Social Stratification > 565 Classes
640 State
700 Armed Forces
790 Ecclesiatical Organization > 793 Priesthood
Copyright:Държавен Архив - Пловдив
Archive:State Archives - Plovdiv, Inv. No.: Ф. 1035К, оп. 1, а.е. 9
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Anelia Kassabova
Permalink:https://gams.uni-graz.at/o:vase.60