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Funeral service for Lieutenant Nikola Boyadzhiev

Funeral service for Lieutenant Nikola Boyadzhiev, © Central State ArchivesenlargeFuneral service for Lieutenant Nikola Boyadzhiev, © Central State Archives


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Object:Funeral service for Lieutenant Nikola Boyadzhiev
Description:Outdoor photograph of a street or a square in front of a building. A smaller core group and a larger crowd are gathered around an open flower-adorned coffin. The greater part of the men are wearing military uniforms. Right behind the coffin there are a man in military uniform and two women in dark urban clothes, wearing dark veils. The coffin is being tilted up by four men in military uniforms, two of them kneeling and two standing.
Comment:Lieutenant Nikola Boyadzhiev, son of General Kliment Boyadzhiev, died on 14 February 1915 in the assassination at the Sofia City Casino. King Ferdinand attended the funeral.
Creator:Karastoyanov, Dimitar Anastasov, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 220mm x 290mm
Image: 203mm x 260mm
Format:Not specified
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:290 Clothing > 292 Special Garments
560 Social Stratification
640 State
680 Offenses and Sanctions > 682 Offenses against Life
760 Death
700 Armed Forces
710 Military Technology > 714 Uniform and Accouterment
Copyright:Централен Държавен Архив
Archive:Central State Archives, Inv. No.: Ф. 515К, оп. 2, а.е. 20, л. 3
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Anelia Kassabova