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

Studio portrait of Mihailo P. Jovanović

Studio portrait of Mihailo P. Jovanović, © Miloš JurišićenlargeStudio portrait of Mihailo P. Jovanović, © Miloš Jurišić


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Object:Studio portrait of Mihailo P. Jovanović
Description:Half-length shot of a seated elderly man wearing a dark formal suit, a white dress shirt and two crosses of merit around his neck. He is also adorned with other insignia of honor and rank (Order of St. Sava 2nd rank, Order of the White Eagle 4th rank and Order of the star of Karađorđe second rank). He is holding a hat and a pair of gloves on his knee. There is a wooden table with books next to him. He has been photographed against a dark background.
Comment:Mihailo P. Jovanović (1855, Kragujevac – 1944, Belgrade) was an attorney and served as Mayor of Belgrade, Minister of Justice (1903–1905) and as head of the Court of Cassation in Belgrade (as of 1908). He was also the first representative of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia at the International Court in The Hague.
Date:Not before 1907, Not after 1914
Creator:Jovanović, Milan, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 238mm x 158mm
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
590 Familiy
640 State
650 Government Activities
660 Political Behavior
690 Justice
890 Gender Roles and Issues
Copyright:Miloš Jurišić
Archive:Miloš Jurišić, Inv. No.: pradeda_Mihajlo02
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Ana Djordjevic