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

Studio portrait of Vitomir A. Bogić playing 'Hamlet'

Studio portrait of Vitomir A. Bogić playing 'Hamlet', © Museum of Theater Art of SerbiaenlargeStudio portrait of Vitomir A. Bogić playing 'Hamlet', © Museum of Theater Art of Serbia


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Object:Studio portrait of Vitomir A. Bogić playing 'Hamlet'
Description:Full-length shot of a man wearing a dark robe and a white blouse with a lace collar. He has been photographed against a painted canvas backdrop depicting an old graveyard. He is looking up at the sky, holding his right hand against his chest.
Comment:Vitomir A. - Cile Bogić (1887, Belgrade – 1943) was an actor at, as well as director and manager of, the Serbian National Theatre in Novi Sad and the Royal Theatre in Cetinje. He also became a famous radio performer and was one of the actors involved in the first Serbian silent film, "Life and Deeds of Immortal Vožd Karađorđe", in 1911. He was active in the resistance movements of 1941–1943 as well as in the Balkan wars and in WWI (1912–1918). He died in captivity in 1943.
Date:Not before 1900, Not after 1902
Creator:Jovanović, Milan, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 152mm x 110mm
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:200 Communication > 201 Gestures and Signs
200 Communication > 207 Radio and Television
290 Clothing > 292 Special Garments
300 Adornment
530 Arts
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
700 Armed Forces
720 War
760 Death
Copyright:Muzej Pozorišne Umetnosti Srbije
Archive:Museum of Theater Art of Serbia, Inv. No.: II-752
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Ana Djordjevic