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Diplomatic corps in front of the Cathedral

Diplomatic corps in front of the Cathedral, © Photoarchive Borbaenlarge


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Object:Diplomatic corps in front of the Cathedral
Description:A group of 35 to 40 men is posing on the steps at the entrance gate in front of the Saborna crkva. They are all dressed very formally in diplomatic uniform or white ties, with top hats and long coats. Some of the men in uniform wear military decorations. Three of them wear a fes, while one has combined his headgear with an afternoon suit and tie.
Comment:The occasion for this diplomatic gathering was probably an event that included the appearance of the king and his family.
Date:Not before 1920, Not after 1940
Location:Belgrade, Saborna crvka
Country:Serbia (contemporary)
Yugoslavia (historical)
Type:Photographic plate
Creator:Grdijan, Svetozar (probably)
Dimensions:Negative: 90mm x 130mm
Keywords:290 Clothing > 292 Special Garments
550 Individuation and Mobility > 554 Status, Role, and Prestige
640 State > 648 International Relations
Copyright:Photoarchive Borba
Archive:Borba fotodokumentacija, Belgrade (Collection Vreme), Inv. No.: Borba0033
Editors:Milanka Matić, Nataša Mišković