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

Studio portrait of Milorad Petrović

Studio portrait of Milorad Petrović, © Museum of Theater Art of SerbiaenlargeStudio portrait of Milorad Petrović, © Museum of Theater Art of Serbia


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Object:Studio portrait of Milorad Petrović
Description:Framed half-length profile shot of a seated man. He is dressed in a dark suit with a necktie. He has his chin propped up on his right hand while resting his right elbow on a table in front of him. There are books on the table.
Comment:Milorad Petrović (1865, Šabac – 1928, Skopje) was a Serbian actor at the National Theatre in Belgrade and also played the leading role in the first Serbian silent film, 'Life and Deeds of Immortal Vožd Karađorđe', in 1911. The photograph was a gift to his friend, the actress Zorka Todosić.
Creator:Jovanović, Milan, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 226mm x 161mm
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:290 Clothing
300 Adornment
430 Exchange > 431 Gift Giving
530 Arts > 536 Drama
540 Commercialized Entertainment > 545 Musical and Theatrical Productions
540 Commercialized Entertainment > 546 Motion Picture Industry
550 Individuation and Mobility > 551 Personal Names
550 Individuation and Mobility > 554 Status, Role, and Prestige
560 Social Stratification
570 Interpersonal Relations > 572 Friendships
Copyright:Muzej Pozorišne Umetnosti Srbije
Archive:Museum of Theater Art of Serbia, Inv. No.: III-162
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Ana Djordjevic