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Alija M. Akšamija in a ‘Bugatti’

Alija M. Akšamija in a ‘Bugatti’, © Mehmed A. Akšamijaenlarge


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Object:Alija M. Akšamija in a ‘Bugatti’
Description:Alija M. Akšamija is posing at the wheel of a ‘Bugatti’ automobile in front of a large inn. He is wearing a jacket and fes. Several people in front of the inn are watching the scene and a fijaker is waiting in the yard to the building’s left.
Comment:Rogatica is the birthplace of Alija M. Akšamija. Analogue photographic process, negative-positive (Agfa Isopan 17 DIN). Original photograph, preserved as a positive, stored as a print and a digital record.
Country:Bosnia and Herzegovina (contemporary)
Yugoslavia (historical)
Creator:Akšamija, Alija M.
Dimensions:Negative: 60mm x 60mm
Positive: 144mm x 144mm
Keywords:550 Individuation and Mobility > 554 Status, Role, and Prestige
490 Land Transport > 493 Vehicles
480 Travel and Transportation > 485 Travel Services
880 Adolescene, Adulthood, and Old Age > 883 Adolescent Activities
290 Clothing > 291 Normal Garb
Bibliography:Akšamija, Mehmed A. (2015): Alija M. Akšamija – Monografija arhivografije. Sarajevo: BANU. Vol. I, 24.
Copyright:Mehmed A. Akšamija
Archive:Alija M. Akšamija private collection, Sarajevo (Collection ), Inv. No.: Not inventoried 1
Editors:Mehmed A. Akšamija, Nataša Mišković