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Studio portrait of actress Draga Spasić

Studio portrait of actress Draga Spasić, © Museum of Theater Art of SerbiaenlargeStudio portrait of actress Draga Spasić, © Museum of Theater Art of Serbia


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Object:Studio portrait of actress Draga Spasić
Description:Head shot of a woman probably wearing the stage costume of Koštana, the leading role of the eponymous theatre play.
Comment:Koštana is a popular play by Borisav Stanković. It is set in Stanković's native Vranje, a town in southern Serbia. It features many themes of Serbian folklore and patriarchal customs. The play premiered at the Royal National Theatre in Belgrade in 1900.
Date:Not after 1901
Creator:Jovanović, Milan, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 143mm x 101mm
Format:Not specified
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:290 Clothing > 292 Special Garments
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
890 Gender Roles and Issues
Copyright:Muzej Pozorišne Umetnosti Srbije
Archive:Museum of Theater Art of Serbia, Inv. No.: I-798
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Ana Djordjevic