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Velika Salchova Chomakova with her children

Velika Salchova Chomakova with her children, © Central State Archivesenlarge


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Object:Velika Salchova Chomakova with her children
Description:Full length studio group portrait: In the center an elderly woman wearing urban clothes and a kerchief is seated between two young women wearing town clothes and holding umbrellas. A man in a light-coloured military uniform is leaning on a book placed on a parapet behind the women. A painted canvas backdrop is creating the illusion of columns and arcades in the background.
Comment:Velika Salchova Chomakova with her daughters Haritina and Ekaterina and her son Hristo. Haritina Chomakova married Dr. Rashko Petrov (1835 - 1894), who was a medical doctor.
Date:Not before 1880, Not after 1886
Creator:Karastoyanov, Ivan Anastasov or Karastoyanov, Dimitar Anastasov, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 156mm x 110mm
Image: 133mm x 91mm
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:290 Clothing
300 Adornment
550 Individuation and Mobility > 551 Personal Names
560 Social Stratification
560 Social Stratification > 565 Classes
590 Familiy
Copyright:Централен Държавен Архив
Archive:Central State Archives, Inv. No.: Ф. 1632К, оп. 1, а.е. 215, л. 1
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Anelia Kassabova