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'Svetlost' delegation from the Kruševac region in front of the National Theatre

'Svetlost' delegation from the Kruševac region in front of the National Theatre, © Photoarchive Borbaenlarge

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Object:'Svetlost' delegation from the Kruševac region in front of the National Theatre
Description:Group portrait of roughly eighty men, all but one dressed in the traditional male costume of the Šumadija region, including dark čakšire, a jelek with dark cording, opanci, embroidered stockings and a dark fur cap (šubara), posing in front of the Narodno pozorište theatre entrance. A man in the second row on the left is in army uniform.
Comment:The photograph was published as part of a report in the newspaper Vreme on the exchange visits of peasants from Serbia and Croatia. Around eighty male members of the cultural association 'Svetlost' from the Kruševac region travelled to Belgrade and Zagreb to enhance mutual understanding between peasants in Serbia and Croatia.
Date:1930-03-17
Location:Belgrade, Narodno Pozorište
Country:Serbia (contemporary)
Yugoslavia (historical)
Type:Photographic plate
Creator:Grdijan, Svetozar (probably)
Dimensions:Negative: 90mm x 130mm
Keywords:290 Clothing > 292 Special Garments
560 Social Stratification > 561 Age stratification
640 State > 641 Citizenship
480 Travel and Transportation > 484 Travel
Bibliography:Poseta naših seljaka braći u Hrvatskoj. Vreme 2958, 18 March 1930, 5.
Doček seljaka iz Šumadije u Zagrebu. Vreme 2959, 19 March 1930, 1.
Copyright:Photoarchive Borba
Archive:Borba fotodokumentacija, Belgrade (Collection Vreme), Inv. No.: Borba0210
Editors:Milanka Matić, Nataša Mišković
Permalink:https://gams.uni-graz.at/o:siba.4097