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

Wedding photograph

Wedding photograph, © Museum of Applied ArtenlargeWedding photograph, © Museum of Applied Art


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Object:Wedding photograph
Description:Studio wedding portrait. The bride is wearing a wedding dress with a veil covering her head. She is linking arms with the groom, who is dressed in a dark suit. He is holding the bride's parasol in his left hand, which is resting on the backrest of a padded chair. They are standing on a ćilim (woven tapestry-style rug). A painted canvas backdrop is creating the impression of the scene being set in a garden.
Date:Not before 1887, Not after 1890
Creator:Jovanović, Milan, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 165mm x 108mm
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:280 Leather, Textiles, and Fabrics > 286 Woven Fabrics
290 Clothing > 292 Special Garments
300 Adornment
560 Social Stratification
580 Marrige
790 Ecclesiatical Organization > 796 Organized Ceremonial
890 Gender Roles and Issues
Copyright:Muzej Primenjene Umetnosti
Archive:Museum of Applied Art, Inv. No.: 22848
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Ana Djordjevic