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

Studio portrait of Radivoje Bojović and a friend

Studio portrait of Radivoje Bojović and a friend, © Museum of Applied ArtenlargeStudio portrait of Radivoje Bojović and a friend, © Museum of Applied Art


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Object:Studio portrait of Radivoje Bojović and a friend
Description:Full-length shot of two men in uniforms with sabres and scabbards. The studio props and a painted canvas backdrop are creating the impression of the scene being set by the sea. The floor is covered with grass.
Comment:Colonel Radivoje Bojović, who later became Minister of Military Affairs, was the son of Colonel Todor Bojević and Jelena Tadić. His sister Ljubica married the famous voivode Radomir Putnik. Radivoje married Bosiljka Horstig and had two daughters with her, Marta and Jelena.
Date:Not before 1887, Not after 1890
Creator:Jovanović, Milan, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 210mm x 133mm
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:290 Clothing > 292 Special Garments
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
660 Political Behavior
700 Armed Forces
710 Military Technology > 714 Uniform and Accouterment
890 Gender Roles and Issues
Copyright:Muzej Primenjene Umetnosti
Archive:Museum of Applied Art, Inv. No.: 20168
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Ana Djordjevic