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VIF | Visualizing Family, Gender Relations and the Body. The Balkans approx. 1860-1950

Portrait of a couple

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Object:Portrait of a couple
Description:Full-length shot of a man in uniform and of a woman wearing a floor-length crinoline dress and a dark vest. Her collar is fastened with a broche. The woman is holding a fan as she is sitting in a chair next to a table with an ornamented table cloth and an arrangement of twigs and flowers placed on top. The man is standing behind her, resting his right hand on the back of the chair and his left hand on his sword.
Comment:Probably husband and wife.
Date:Not before 1870
Creator:Stojanović/Karastoyanov, Anastas Nikolov, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 100mm x 65mm
Format:Carte de visite
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:290 Clothing > 292 Special Garments
300 Adornment
410 Tools and Appliances > 411 Weapons
460 Labor > 463 Occupational Specialization
550 Individuation and Mobility > 554 Status, Role, and Prestige
560 Social Stratification
570 Interpersonal Relations
580 Marrige
590 Familiy
640 State
710 Military Technology > 714 Uniform and Accouterment
860 Socialization
890 Gender Roles and Issues
Copyright:Muzej Primenjene Umetnosti
Archive:Museum of Applied Art, Inv. No.: 10885
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Ana Djordjevic