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

Princess Julija Obrenović

Princess Julija Obrenović, © Museum of Applied ArtenlargePrincess Julija Obrenović, © Museum of Applied Art


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Object:Princess Julija Obrenović
Description:Full-length portrait of a woman in a pompous white crinoline dress with ruffles. She is holding a handkerchief in one hand and is wearing a lot of jewelry. Her hair, arranged in loose Victorian-style sausage curls, is pinned back. She is wearing a white flower in her headdress. In the background there are floral arrangements on both sides.
Comment:Júlia Obrenović, née Hunyady de Kéthely (1831, Vienna – 1919, Vienna), was the daughter of Count Ferenc Hunyady de Kéthely and Countess Júlia Zichy de Zich et Vásonkeő. She married Mihailo Obrenović III, Prince of Serbia, with whom she had no children. Upon her second marriage to the Belgian Duke Karl von Arenberg she became Duchess von Arenberg and Princess von Recklinghausen. Photograph kept in Anastas Jovanović's album. This is supposedly an outdoor photograph.
Date:Not before 1860
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
550 Individuation and Mobility > 551 Personal Names
550 Individuation and Mobility > 554 Status, Role, and Prestige
560 Social Stratification
640 State
Copyright:Muzej Primenjene Umetnosti
Archive:Museum of Applied Art, Inv. No.: 10462
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Ana Djordjevic