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

Wedding portrait of King Aleksandar I of Serbia and his bride Queen Draga

Wedding portrait of King Aleksandar I of Serbia and his bride Queen Draga, © Museum of Applied Artenlarge


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Object:Wedding portrait of King Aleksandar I of Serbia and his bride Queen Draga
Description:Full-length shot of a bride and a groom embracing each other in front of the entrance to a building with a red carpet on the floor. She is wearing a wedding dress and her bridal bouquet has been placed on her veil at her feet. The groom is dressed in a ceremonial adorned with insignia of honor and rank. He is holding a sabre in his left hand.
Comment:Copy of Milan Jovanović's portrait of the Royal couple, which was reproduced by the first public printing house of the Kingdom of Serbia. Aleksandar Obrenović (1876–1903), son of King Milan and Natalija Obrenović, was King of Serbia from 1889 until 1903, when he and his wife, Queen Draga, née Milićević Lunjevica, former Mašin (widow of Svetozar Mašín), were assassinated by a group of Army officers.
Date:Not after 1900
Creator:Jovanović, Milan, (Photographer)
Publisher:Sreten J. Djordjević, Belgrade
Dimensions:Artefact: 282mm x 226mm
Format:Not specified
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:290 Clothing > 292 Special Garments
300 Adornment
340 Structures > 343 Outbuildings
410 Tools and Appliances > 411 Weapons
550 Individuation and Mobility > 551 Personal Names
550 Individuation and Mobility > 554 Status, Role, and Prestige
560 Social Stratification
580 Marrige
640 State
650 Government Activities
660 Political Behavior
700 Armed Forces
710 Military Technology > 714 Uniform and Accouterment
760 Death
790 Ecclesiatical Organization > 796 Organized Ceremonial
890 Gender Roles and Issues
Copyright:Muzej Primenjene Umetnosti
Archive:Museum of Applied Art, Inv. No.: 20192
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Ana Djordjevic