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Studio portrait of Bulgarian officers from the Sofia Military Court

Studio portrait of Bulgarian officers from the Sofia Military Court, © St. Cyril and St. Methodius National LibraryenlargeStudio portrait of Bulgarian officers from the Sofia Military Court, © St. Cyril and St. Methodius National Library

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Object:Studio portrait of Bulgarian officers from the Sofia Military Court
Description:Full length shot of a group of two seated and two standing men in military uniforms around a small table with two books on it. Painted canvas backdrop, which creates the illusion of the scene being set in nature.
Comment:Officers from the Military Court in Sofia 1885: Georgi Agura (1853 - 1915) - a Bulgarian officer and jurist, main military prosecutor during the Balkan Wars 1912 - 1913 and Chairman of the Court Martial. Konstantin (Kosta) Atanasov Paniza (1857 - 1890) was a Bulgarian volunteer (opaltchenets) in the Serbo-Ottoman War of 1876 and in the Russo-Ottoman war 1877 - 1878, and officer. Paniza was sentenced to death and executed in 1890 because of a charge of conspiracy against Prince Ferdinand I and Prime Minister St. Stambolov.
Date:Not before 1885, Not after 1890
Location:Sofia
Country:Bulgaria
Type:Photograph
Creator:Karastoyanov, Dimitar Anastasov, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 140mm x 94mm
Image: 117mm x 81mm
Format:Victoria
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:550 Individuation and Mobility > 551 Personal Names
570 Interpersonal Relations
690 Justice
710 Military Technology > 714 Uniform and Accouterment
700 Armed Forces
660 Political Behavior
670 Law
680 Offenses and Sanctions
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 4121
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Anelia Kassabova
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