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Studio portrait of stage actress Coca

Studio portrait of stage actress Coca, © Museum of Theater Art of SerbiaenlargeStudio portrait of stage actress Coca, © Museum of Theater Art of Serbia


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Object:Studio portrait of stage actress Coca
Description:Vignetted head shot of a young woman dressed in a light-coloured, high-necked lace blouse.
Comment:Sofija "Coca" Đorđević, née Miljković (1880, Belgrade – 1908, Belgrade), was the daughter of the actress Savka Miljković, who worked at the Royal Serbian National Theatre in Belgrade and at the Serbian National Theatre in Novi Sad, and of the actor and producer Velja Miljković, who also worked in Belgrade, Novi Sad and in Zagreb. Coca started her career at an early age and became very famous, playing in over 20 plays during her short life. In 1901 she married the journalist Milan Đorđević. The photograph was a gift to her relatives.
Creator:Jovanović, Milan, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 164mm x 107mm
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:200 Communication > 204 Press
290 Clothing
300 Adornment
430 Exchange > 431 Gift Giving
530 Arts > 536 Drama
540 Commercialized Entertainment > 545 Musical and Theatrical Productions
550 Individuation and Mobility > 551 Personal Names
550 Individuation and Mobility > 554 Status, Role, and Prestige
560 Social Stratification
580 Marrige
590 Familiy
860 Socialization
Copyright:Muzej Pozorišne Umetnosti Srbije
Archive:Museum of Theater Art of Serbia, Inv. No.: II-122
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Ana Djordjevic