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

Studio portrait of Ana Jovanović

Studio portrait of Ana Jovanović, © Miloš JurišićenlargeStudio portrait of Ana Jovanović, © Miloš Jurišić


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Object:Studio portrait of Ana Jovanović
Description:Full-length profile shot of a young woman with her head slightly turned towards the camera. She is wearing a dark, high-necked, floor-length dress and an elaborate hat adorned with flowers. A painted canvas backdrop is creating the impression of the scene being set outdoors on a terrace with steps leading into a garden.
Comment:Ana Jovanović (1888, Kragujevac – 1956, Belgrade) was Mihailo P. Jovanović's daughter. Mihailo was an attorney and served as Minister of Justice (1903–1905) and as Head of the Court of Cassation (as of 1908). In 1908 Ana married Captain Pantelija Ž. Jurišić (1881, Mačva – 1960, Belgrade), who later became General of the Royal Army. He was the son of the prominent Serbian natural scientist Živojin Jurišić, who, among other things, was the founder of the Natural Science Museum of Serbian Land (which is now the Natural History Museum) and of the Serbian Botanical Society.
Creator:Jovanović, Milan, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 124mm x 50mm
Image: 107mm x 50mm
Format:Carte de visite
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:290 Clothing
300 Adornment
550 Individuation and Mobility > 551 Personal Names
550 Individuation and Mobility > 554 Status, Role, and Prestige
560 Social Stratification
640 State
650 Government Activities
660 Political Behavior
670 Law
690 Justice
810 Science and Humanities
820 Ideas about Nature and Man > 824 Ethnobotany
Copyright:Miloš Jurišić
Archive:Miloš Jurišić, Inv. No.: Ana Jurisic_April1908_001
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Ana Djordjevic