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

Studio portrait of King Aleksandar I of Serbia

Studio portrait of King Aleksandar I of Serbia, © Miloš Jurišićenlarge


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Object:Studio portrait of King Aleksandar I of Serbia
Description:Vignetted head and shoulder shot of a man in profile. He is wearing glasses and a uniform adorned with many insignia of honor and rank.
Comment:Aleksandar Obrenović (1876–1903), son of King Milan and Queen Natalija Obrenović, was King of Serbia from 1889 until 1903, when he and his wife, Queen Draga, née Milićević Lunjevica, formerly Mašin (widow of Svetozar Mašín), were assassinated by a group of army officers.
Date:Not after 1900
Creator:Jovanović, Milan, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 105mm x 52mm
Format:Carte de visite
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:290 Clothing > 292 Special Garments
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
700 Armed Forces
710 Military Technology > 714 Uniform and Accouterment
760 Death
890 Gender Roles and Issues
Copyright:Miloš Jurišić
Archive:Miloš Jurišić, Inv. No.: kralj aleksandar obrenovic fotorazgl oko 1900
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Ana Djordjevic