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Belgrade shoe cleaners

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Object:Belgrade shoe cleaners
Description:Two shoe cleaners are sitting on the pavement towards a wall which is covered with cinema and theatre advertisments. The one to the front is waiting for customers. His colleague in the centre of the photograph wears a fes. He is busy cleaning the shoes of a lady in a white gown. A teenage boy is waiting next to her.
Comment:Photographer's stamp on the backside.
Date:Not before 1925, Not after 1935
Country:Serbia (contemporary)
Yugoslavia (historical)
Type:Photographic negative
Creator:Simić, Aleksandar-Aca
Dimensions:Positive: 254mm x 206mm
Keywords:440 Marketing > 447 Advertising
460 Labor > 466 Labor Relations
460 Labor > 463 Occupational Specialization
560 Social Stratification > 565 Classes
540 Commercialized Entertainment > 546 Motion Picture Industry
Copyright:The Museum of Applied Art
Archive:Muzej primenjene umetnosti, Belgrade (Collection Aca Simić), Inv. No.: N 21577
Editor:Nataša Mišković