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

Vignetted three-quarter portrait of Stevan and Jelena Ilić

Vignetted three-quarter portrait of Stevan and Jelena Ilić, © Museum of Applied ArtenlargeVignetted three-quarter portrait of Stevan and Jelena Ilić, © Museum of Applied Art


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Object:Vignetted three-quarter portrait of Stevan and Jelena Ilić
Description:Studio portrait of a couple. The woman is sitting on a chair, wearing a high-necked blouse and a skirt. She is holding a pair of gloves in her left hand, which is resting on the backrest of her chair. The man, dressed in a uniform adorned with a medal of honor, has put his hands on his sabre and scabbard. He is standing slightly behind the woman with his head and body slightly turned to the side. He is gazing into the distance.
Comment:Stevan Ilić (? – 1918, Thessaloniki) graduated from the Military Academy as cadet of the 12th class. Later he became a full professor at the Academy, teaching artillery. He was interested in amateur photography. 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.
Creator:Jovanović, Milan, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 164mm x 108mm
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:210 Records > 215 Photography
290 Clothing
290 Clothing > 292 Special Garments
300 Adornment
410 Tools and Appliances > 411 Weapons
460 Labor > 462 Division of Labor by Gender
550 Individuation and Mobility > 551 Personal Names
550 Individuation and Mobility > 554 Status, Role, and Prestige
560 Social Stratification
580 Marrige
700 Armed Forces > 701 Military Organization
710 Military Technology > 714 Uniform and Accouterment
870 Education
890 Gender Roles and Issues
Copyright:Muzej Primenjene Umetnosti
Archive:Museum of Applied Art, Inv. No.: 10682
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Ana Djordjevic