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View of the Vijećnica from the corner of Inat Kuća

View of the Vijećnica from the corner of Inat Kuća, © Mehmed A. Akšamijaenlarge


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Object:View of the Vijećnica from the corner of Inat Kuća
Description:View of the Vijećnica loggia over Šeher-Čehajina ćuprija from the corner of Inat kuća in Alifakovac on a sunny summer day. The street scene in front of the bridge shows five schoolboys with their bags and two men in urban Bosniak dress crossing the street. A woman in full zar is crossing the bridge with a little boy on her hand. Another woman in full zar is leaning on the wall directly under the oriel of Inat kuća, in the lower right corner of the photograph. She is with two little girls, one standing close to her leg, the other on her arm. Both girls have their heads covered with a mahrama.
Comment:Analogue photographic process, negative-positive (Agfa Isopan 17 DIN). Original preserved as a negative, stored as a negative and a digital record.
Location:Sarajevo, Alifakovac
Country:Bosnia and Herzegovina (contemporary)
Yugoslavia (historical)
Creator:Akšamija, Alija M.
Dimensions:Negative: 60mm x 60mm
Positive: 300mm x 300mm
Keywords:290 Clothing > 291 Normal Garb
290 Clothing > 292 Special Garments
340 Structures > 341 Architecture
340 Structures > 344 Public Structures
560 Social Stratification > 562 Gender Status
560 Social Stratification > 563 Ethnic Stratification
590 Familiy > 593 Family Relationships
Bibliography:Akšamija, Mehmed A. (2015): Alija M. Akšamija – Monografija arhivografije. Sarajevo: BANU. Vol. I, 94.
Copyright:Mehmed A. Akšamija
Archive:Alija M. Akšamija private collection, Sarajevo (Collection Sarajevski ciklus 1938./39. – Panorame i vedute Sarajeva - Sarajevska vijećnica V.), Inv. No.: A.M.A. N 45 39
Editors:Mehmed A. Akšamija, Kristina Ilić, Nataša Mišković