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Studio portrait of Jovan Cvijić

Studio portrait of Jovan Cvijić, © Museum of Applied ArtenlargeStudio portrait of Jovan Cvijić, © Museum of Applied Art


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Object:Studio portrait of Jovan Cvijić
Description:Full-length shot of seated man in town attire (black suit and white trousers). He has short hair and a moustache. His legs are casually crossed and he is resting his hands in his lap.
Comment:Jovan Cvijić (1865, Loznica – 1927, Belgrade) was the pioneer geographer of Serbia. He was President of the Serbian Royal Academy of Sciences and Rector of the University of Belgrade. In the course of more than 30 years of intense scientific research, Cvijić published many significant works. One of the most important ones is "La péninsule balkanique". The photograph was a gift to Division General Milivoj J. Nikolajević (1861, Belgrade – ?) and his wife Sojka. Nikolajević was Court Marshal under the Obrenović dynasty, Chief Executive of the Geographical Department of the Serbian Army's General Staff. It is kept in Nikolajević's collection.
Date:Not before 1896, Not after 1903
Creator:Jovanović, Milan, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 164mm x 109mm
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:130 Geography
210 Records > 214 Publishing
290 Clothing > 291 Normal Garb
430 Exchange > 431 Gift Giving
550 Individuation and Mobility > 551 Personal Names
820 Ideas about Nature and Man > 823 Ethnogeography
810 Science and Humanities > 814 Humanistic Studies
870 Education
Bibliography:Cvijić, Jovan. La Péninsule balkanique : géographie humaine. 1918. Paris: A. Colin.
Copyright:Muzej Primenjene Umetnosti
Archive:Museum of Applied Art, Inv. No.: 10674
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Ana Djordjevic