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

Studio portrait of actress Aleksandra Bojić

Studio portrait of actress Aleksandra Bojić, © Museum of Theater Art of SerbiaenlargeStudio portrait of actress Aleksandra Bojić, © Museum of Theater Art of Serbia


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Object:Studio portrait of actress Aleksandra Bojić
Description:Full-length profile shot of a woman. She is standing, wearing a dark, floor-length dress and an elaborate hat. Her hands are hidden in a hand muff.
Comment:Aleksandra Bojić was the stage name of Sofija Hađži-Popović (1883, Novi Sad – 1915, Belgrade), an ensamble member of the National Theatre in Belgrade between 1905–1908. She was born the granddaughter of a Serbian Orthodox priest. In 1909 she married the theater physician Dr. Voja Kujunđžić. She died from typhus during WWI.
Creator:Jovanović, Milan, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 127mm x 209mm
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:290 Clothing
300 Adornment
510 Living Standards and Routines > 516 Postures
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
590 Familiy
720 War
740 Health and Welfare
750 Sickness
750 Sickness > 759 Medical Personnel
760 Death
790 Ecclesiatical Organization > 793 Priesthood
Copyright:Muzej Pozorišne Umetnosti Srbije
Archive:Museum of Theater Art of Serbia, Inv. No.: II-30
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Ana Djordjevic