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Studio portrait of Zorka Vlajić

Studio portrait of Zorka Vlajić, © Museum of Applied ArtenlargeStudio portrait of Zorka Vlajić, © Museum of Applied Art


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Object:Studio portrait of Zorka Vlajić
Description:Full-length shot of a woman in a floor-length evening gown. She is resting her right hand, in which she is holding a pair of gloves, on a small wooden table. In her left hand she is holding a fan. She has been photographed against a dark background.
Comment:In 1919 Zorka Vlajić, née Milojković, became president of the Maternity Association, founded in 1904. Photograph kept in the collection of Division General Milivoj J. Nikolajević (1861, Belgrade – ?), Court Marshal under the Obrenović dynasty, Chief Executive of the Geographical Department of the Serbian Army's General Staff.
Date:Not before 1900, Not after 1902
Creator:Jovanović, Milan, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 207mm x 108mm
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:290 Clothing
300 Adornment
460 Labor > 462 Division of Labor by Gender
550 Individuation and Mobility > 551 Personal Names
560 Social Stratification
740 Health and Welfare > 741 Philanthropic Foundations
740 Health and Welfare > 748 Social Work
890 Gender Roles and Issues
Copyright:Muzej Primenjene Umetnosti
Archive:Museum of Applied Art, Inv. No.: 10670
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Ana Djordjevic