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Coachman in front of the 'Ruski Car' hotel

Coachman in front of the 'Ruski Car' hotel, © Photoarchive Borbaenlarge


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Object:Coachman in front of the 'Ruski Car' hotel
Description:Scene in Knez Mihailo Street opposite the hotel Ruski Car (Russian Tsar). A coachman is crouched next to his horses, which are harnessed to a fijaker parked alongside the pavement. The man is dressed in an overcoat and a flat cap. He is lifting the nearer horse’s right hoof, probably in order to scrape away some dirt.
Comment:The coach is parked in a row at a taxistand.
Date:Not before 1926, Not after 1940
Location:Belgrade, Trg Republike
Country:Serbia (contemporary)
Yugoslavia (historical)
Type:Photographic plate
Creator:Grdijan, Svetozar (probably)
Dimensions:Negative: 90mm x 130mm
Keywords:490 Land Transport > 493 Vehicles
340 Structures > 344 Public Structures
480 Travel and Transportation > 485 Travel Services
260 Food Consumption > 265 Food Service Industries
490 Land Transport > 492 Animal Transportation
480 Travel and Transportation > 489 Transportation
Bibliography:Vujović, Branko (1994). Beograd u prošlosti i sadašnjosti. Beograd: Draganić, 136-137.
Copyright:Photoarchive Borba
Archive:Borba fotodokumentacija, Belgrade (Collection Vreme), Inv. No.: Borba 0026
Editors:Milanka Matić, Nataša Mišković