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

View of the Vijećnica from the north, in winter

View of the Vijećnica from the north, in winter, © Mehmed A. Akšamijaenlarge


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Object:View of the Vijećnica from the north, in winter
Description:Panorama of Sarajevo’s old town on a slightly cloudy winter day, with the Vijećnica in the foreground. To its left, a small section of the Miljacka river is seen, in the background, a skyline of minarets. The roofs are covered with snow.
Comment:The cirrus clouds on this picture form an interesting pattern. The photograph is taken from the same spot as siba.4887. 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, Kovači
Country:Bosnia and Herzegovina (contemporary)
Yugoslavia (historical)
Creator:Akšamija, Alija M.
Dimensions:Negative: 60mm x 60mm
Positive: 180mm x 180mm
Keywords:130 Geography > 132 Climate
340 Structures > 341 Architecture
340 Structures > 344 Public Structures
340 Structures > 346 Religious and Educational Structures
Bibliography:Akšamija, Mehmed A. (2015): Alija M. Akšamija – Monografija arhivografije. Sarajevo: BANU. Vol. I, 91.
Copyright:Mehmed A. Akšamija
Archive:Alija M. Akšamija private collection, Sarajevo (Collection Sarajevski ciklus 1938./39. – Panorame i vedute Sarajeva – Sarajevska Vijećnica II), Inv. No.: A.M.A. N 38 39
Editors:Mehmed A. Akšamija, Kristina Ilić, Nataša Mišković