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The royal box during the first Pan-Soko Rally, 1930

The royal box during the first Pan-Soko Rally, 1930, © Photoarchive Borbaenlarge


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Object:The royal box during the first Pan-Soko Rally, 1930
Description:The royal box during the Svesokolski slet, capturing King Aleksandar I Karađorđević dressed in uniform and talking to two men. The wooden loge within the stadium specially built for the occasion sletište is decorated with a large kelim and garlands. It also features a painted Soko emblem. The heads of other spectators are seen above a balustrade in the lower part of the photo. Among them is a young lady in an elegant hat.
Country:Serbia (contemporary)
Yugoslavia (historical)
Type:Photographic plate
Creator:Grdijan, Svetozar (probably)
Dimensions:Negative: 90mm x 130mm
Keywords:150 Behavior Processes and Personality > 156 Social Personality
180 Total Culture > 186 Cultural Identity and Pride
340 Structures > 345 Recreational Structures
550 Individuation and Mobility > 554 Status, Role, and Prestige
640 State > 643 Chief Executive
710 Military Technology > 714 Uniform and Accouterment
790 Ecclesiatical Organization > 796 Organized Ceremonial
Copyright:Photoarchive Borba
Archive:Borba fotodokumentacija, Belgrade (Collection Vreme), Inv. No.: Borba0074
Editors:Milanka Matić, Nataša Mišković