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

Portrait of a child

Portrait of a child, © Central State ArchivesenlargePortrait of a child, © Central State Archives


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Object:Portrait of a child
Description:Full length indoor shot of an infant sitting on a fur in a light-coloured urban dress and wearing a necklace. The child is resting her right hand on a doll house.
Comment:The child is probably Maria, Konstantin Stoilov's daughter. Konstantin Stoilov (1853 - 1901) was a Bulgarian lawyer and politician, Bulgarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Religions (1881 – 1883, 1886, 1896 – 1899), Minister of Justice (1886 - 1887, 1887 - 1888), and Prime Minister of Bulgaria (1887 and 1894 - 1899). Konstantin Stoilov married Hristina Tapchileshtova on 31 January 1888. They had five children, four sons and one daughter, Maria Stoilova, born in 1894.
Date:Not before 1888, Not after 1898
Creator:Karastoyanov, Ivan Anastasov, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 208mm x 137mm
Image: 190mm x 126mm
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:290 Clothing
550 Individuation and Mobility > 551 Personal Names
560 Social Stratification
640 State
690 Justice
850 Infancy and Childhood
890 Gender Roles and Issues
Copyright:Централен Държавен Архив
Archive:Central State Archives, Inv. No.: Ф. 600К, оп. 3-4, а.е. 420, л. 4
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Anelia Kassabova