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Studio portrait of volunteer combatants at the Serbo-Bulgarian War in 1885

Studio portrait of volunteer combatants at the Serbo-Bulgarian War in 1885, © St. Cyril and St. Methodius National LibraryenlargeStudio portrait of volunteer combatants at the Serbo-Bulgarian War in 1885, © St. Cyril and St. Methodius National Library

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Object:Studio portrait of volunteer combatants at the Serbo-Bulgarian War in 1885
Description:Full length shot of a group of five men in urban clothes with military elements, all with fur caps and holding long rifles with bayonets. The group is arranged around artificial rocks in front of a painted canvas backdrop, which creates the illusion of the scene being set in nature.
Comment:On the left side seated: Ivan Anastasov Karastoyanov. Among the photographed is Boris Kisimov (1867 - 1934), a politician, who in 1905 became Bulgarian trade agent and in 1910 Consul in Odessa.
Date:1885
Location:Sofia
Country:Bulgaria
Type:Photograph
Creator:Karastoyanov, Ivan Anastasov or Karastoyanov, Dimitar Anastasov, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 100mm x 84mm
Format:Not specified
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:210 Records > 215 Photography
290 Clothing
430 Exchange > 439 Foreign Trade
550 Individuation and Mobility > 551 Personal Names
570 Interpersonal Relations
640 State
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 II 547
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Anelia Kassabova
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