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Prince Alexandr Mikhailovich Dondukov-Korsakov

Prince Alexandr Mikhailovich Dondukov-Korsakov, © Museum of Applied ArtenlargePrince Alexandr Mikhailovich Dondukov-Korsakov, © Museum of Applied Art


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Object:Prince Alexandr Mikhailovich Dondukov-Korsakov
Description:Full-length shot of a bearded man wearing a uniform adorned with many insignia of honor and rank.
Comment:Prince Alexandr Mikhailovich Dondukov-Korsakov (1820, St. Petersburg – 1893, Polonaia) was the son of Prince Mikhail Aleksandrovich Korsakov (1794–1869) and Princess Maria Nikitichna Dondukova-Korsakova. As of 1869 he served as General Adjutant and as of 1878 as General of the Cavalry. He took part in the Caucasian War, the Crimean War and the Russo-Turkish War of 1877–78. As of 1878–1879 he was Russia's Supreme Commissar in Bulgaria and helped draft the organizational statutes on which the first Bulgarian constitution was based. According to a hand-written inscription on the back, the photo was taken by Iv. N. Karastojanov. Photograph kept in Anastas Jovanović's album.
Date:Not before 1880, Not after 1890
Creator:Karastoyanov, Ivan Anastasov (probably), (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 163mm x 113mm
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:290 Clothing > 292 Special Garments
300 Adornment
410 Tools and Appliances > 411 Weapons
550 Individuation and Mobility > 551 Personal Names
550 Individuation and Mobility > 554 Status, Role, and Prestige
560 Social Stratification
630 Territorial Organisation
660 Political Behavior
700 Armed Forces > 701 Military Organization
710 Military Technology > 714 Uniform and Accouterment
890 Gender Roles and Issues
Copyright:Muzej Primenjene Umetnosti
Archive:Museum of Applied Art, Inv. No.: 10454
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Ana Djordjevic