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

Studio portrait of young Officer Mile

Studio portrait of young Officer Mile, © Museum of Applied ArtenlargeStudio portrait of young Officer Mile, © Museum of Applied Art


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Object:Studio portrait of young Officer Mile
Description:Full-length shot of a young officer of the Serbian Army dressed in a uniform with a cloak thrown over his shoulders. He is wearing his left glove while holding the other one in his hand together with a sabre in a scabbard. A painted canvas backdrop is creating the impression of the scene being set in a flower-adorned room.
Comment:The photograph was a gift to Mile's 'pobratim' (blood brother).
Date:Not before 1896, Not after 1903
Creator:Jovanović, Milan, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 105mm x 65mm
Format:Carte de visite
Technique:Not specified
Keywords: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
570 Interpersonal Relations
600 Kinship > 608 Artificial Kin Relationships
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.: 19362
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Ana Djordjevic