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Studio portrait of Lieutenant Kisov

Studio portrait of Lieutenant Kisov, © National Museum of Military History SofiaenlargeStudio portrait of Lieutenant Kisov, © National Museum of Military History Sofia


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Object:Studio portrait of Lieutenant Kisov
Description:Full length shot of a man in military uniform with a fur cap, insignia of honour and a sword. He is standing in front of a balustrade. Painted canvas backdrop depicting columns and a park scenery.
Comment:Stefan Ivanov Kisov (1849 - 1915) participated as opalchenets-pobornik meaning "volunteer combatant" in the Russo-Ottoman War of 1877 - 1878, and became Bulgarian colonel.
Date:Not before 1878, Not after 1880
Creator:Stojanović/Karastoyanov, Anastas Nikolov, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 95mm x 57mm
Image: 94mm x 56mm
Format:Carte de visite
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:550 Individuation and Mobility > 551 Personal Names
700 Armed Forces
710 Military Technology > 714 Uniform and Accouterment
Copyright:Национален Военноисторически Музей
Archive:National Museum of Military History Sofia
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Anelia Kassabova