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SIBA – A Visual Approach to Explore Everyday Life in Turkish and Yugoslav Cities, 1920s and 1930s

'Endurance tour' vehicles parked in front of 'Auto-Omnia'

'Endurance tour' vehicles parked in front of 'Auto-Omnia', © Photoarchive Borbaenlarge


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Object:'Endurance tour' vehicles parked in front of 'Auto-Omnia'
Description:A Chevrolet car and lorry are parked in front of Lazar P. Milićević’s 'Auto-Omnia' garage, surrounded by men of various ages and social classes. The only female in the picture is an older woman in rural garb and mahrama, partially seen in the lower right corner.
Comment:According to the lettering on the cars, the two Chevrolets were on a tour from Capetown to Stockholm via Cairo and London, sponsored by the companies Chevrolet and Shell.
Date:Not before 1920, Not after 1940
Country:Serbia (contemporary)
Yugoslavia (historical)
Type:Photographic plate
Creator:Grdijan, Svetozar (probably)
Dimensions:Negative: 90mm x 130mm
Keywords:490 Land Transport > 493 Vehicles
290 Clothing > 291 Normal Garb
550 Individuation and Mobility > 554 Status, Role, and Prestige
150 Behavior Processes and Personality > 156 Social Personality
490 Land Transport > 495 Auxiliary Highway Services
Copyright:Photoarchive Borba
Archive:Borba fotodokumentacija, Belgrade (Collection Vreme), Inv. No.: Borba0017
Editors:Milanka Matić, Nataša Mišković