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Kafana and vantage point in Babića Bašča in winter

Kafana and vantage point in Babića Bašča in winter, © Mehmed A. Akšamijaenlarge


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Object:Kafana and vantage point in Babića Bašča in winter
Description:View of the kafana and vantage point on Babića bašča hill, extending to the Bijela tabija fort and the mountains beyond, all covered with snow, on a slightly cloudy winter day. The kafana includes a gazebo with a tiled roof and a garden terrace with a large gate.
Comment:The picture is taken from the same spot as siba.4885. The winter version clearly shows that the hill has been levelled to build the restaurant. Analogue photographic process, negative-positive (Agfa Isopan 17 DIN). Original preserved as a negative-diptych, stored as a negative and a digital record.
Location:Sarajevo, Babića bašča
Country:Bosnia and Herzegovina (contemporary)
Yugoslavia (historical)
Creator:Akšamija, Alija M.
Dimensions:Negative: 60mm x 60mm
Positive: 180mm x 180mm
Keywords:100 Orientation > 103 Place Names
130 Geography > 131 Location
340 Structures > 341 Architecture
340 Structures > 344 Public Structures
Bibliography:Akšamija, Mehmed A. (2015): Alija M. Akšamija – Monografija arhivografije. Sarajevo: BANU. Vol. I, 89.
Copyright:Mehmed A. Akšamija
Archive:Alija M. Akšamija private collection, Sarajevo (Collection Sarajevski ciklus 1938./39. – Panorame i vedute Sarajeva – Kafana i vidikovac na Babića bašči II), Inv. No.: A.M.A. N 32 39
Editors:Mehmed A. Akšamija, Kristina Ilić, Nataša Mišković