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Alexander Joseph, Prince of Bulgaria

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Object:Alexander Joseph, Prince of Bulgaria
Description:Head and shoulder shot of a young, moustached man in a uniform in an oval frame.
Comment:Alexander Joseph, Prince of Bulgaria, also known as Alexander of Battenberg (1857, Verona – 1893, Graz), was the son of Prince Alexander of Hesse and by Rhine (1823–1888) and Countess Julia von Hauke (1825–1885). He was also the nephew of Russia's Tsar Alexander II. He was the first prince of the autonomous principality of Bulgaria under Ottoman suzerainty. He reigned from 1879 until 1886. Photograph kept in Anastas Jovanović's album.
Date:Not before 1878, Not after 1880
Creator:Stojanović/Karastoyanov, Anastas Nikolov or Karastoyanov, Ivan Anastasov or Karastoyanov, Dimitar Anastasov, (Studio)
Dimensions:Artefact: 160mm x 110mm
Keywords:290 Clothing > 292 Special Garments
300 Adornment
550 Individuation and Mobility > 554 Status, Role, and Prestige
560 Social Stratification
640 State
650 Government Activities
660 Political Behavior
710 Military Technology > 714 Uniform and Accouterment
890 Gender Roles and Issues
Copyright:Muzej Primenjene Umetnosti
Archive:Museum of Applied Art, Inv. No.: 10455
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Ana Djordjevic