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SIBA – A Visual Approach to Explore Everyday Life in Turkish and Yugoslav Cities, 1920s and 1930s

In front of a car mechanic’s workshop

In front of a car mechanic’s workshop, © Mehmed A. Akšamijaenlarge


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Object:In front of a car mechanic’s workshop
Description:A group of mechanics with their assistants and a gentleman in suit and tie pose in front of a garage, presenting their skills, cars and motorcycles.
Comment:Analogue photographic process, negative-positive (Agfa Isopan 17 DIN). Original preserved as a positive on silver bromide paper, stored as a print and a digital record.
Country:Bosnia and Herzegovina (contemporary)
Yugoslavia (historical)
Creator:Akšamija, Alija M.
Dimensions:Positive: 300mm x 157mm
Keywords:560 Social Stratification > 565 Classes
490 Land Transport > 493 Vehicles
400 Machines > 401 Mechanics
460 Labor
Bibliography:Akšamija, Mehmed A. (2015): Alija M. Akšamija – Monografija arhivografije. Sarajevo: BANU. Vol. I, 54–55.
Copyright:Mehmed A. Akšamija
Archive:Alija M. Akšamija private collection, Sarajevo (Collection Sarajevski ciklus 1938./39. - Automehaničari), Inv. No.: A.M.A. P 20 39
Editors:Mehmed A. Akšamija, Nataša Mišković