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

Wedding photograph

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Object:Wedding photograph
Description:Studio portrait of a bride, a groom and a 'dever' (bridegroom's relative). Both men are dressed in dark suits, each holding a pair of gloves in their hands. The 'dever' is wearing a wedding towel over his right shoulder. The bride is sitting on a chair between the two men. She is wearing a wedding dress, a tiara and a hair veil and she is holding a pair of gloves in her right hand. A white parasol is leaning against her knees. All three have sprigs of rosemary attached to their clothes.
Date:Not before 1896, Not after 1903
Creator:Jovanović, Milan, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 164mm x 107mm
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:290 Clothing > 292 Special Garments
300 Adornment
580 Marrige
580 Marrige > 585 Nuptials
600 Kinship
770 Religious Beliefs > 777 Luck and Chance
780 Religious Practices > 788 Ritual
890 Gender Roles and Issues
Copyright:Muzej Primenjene Umetnosti
Archive:Museum of Applied Art, Inv. No.: 14092
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Ana Djordjevic