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Studio portrait of Sofija "Coca" Djordjević

Studio portrait of Sofija "Coca" Djordjević, © Museum of Theater Art of SerbiaenlargeStudio portrait of Sofija "Coca" Djordjević, © Museum of Theater Art of Serbia


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Object:Studio portrait of Sofija "Coca" Djordjević
Description:Half-length shot of a woman dressed in a dark, floor-length evening gown. She is wearing gloves, an elegant hat and a small, sparkling purse. She is looking down at her hands, fixing her gloves.
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. VASE.01424 and VASE.01344 are further copies of this image.
Creator:Jovanović, Milan, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 238mm x 160mm
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:200 Communication > 204 Press
290 Clothing
300 Adornment
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.: III-44
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Ana Djordjevic