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Studio portrait of Vasil Nikolchev

Studio portrait of Vasil Nikolchev, © National Museum of Military History SofiaenlargeStudio portrait of Vasil Nikolchev, © National Museum of Military History Sofia


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Object:Studio portrait of Vasil Nikolchev
Description:Head and shoulder shot of an elderly man wearing a military uniform, a fur cap, and two medals.
Comment:Vasil Nikolchev was a Bulgarian opalchenets-pobornik, meaning "volunteer combatant", in the Russo-Ottoman War of 1877 – 1878.
Date:Not before 1892
Creator:Karastoyanov, Ivan Anastasov, (Court photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 98mm x 59mm
Image: 87mm x 57mm
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
720 War
720 War > 729 War Veterans
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