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Studio portrait of Pjotr Parensov

Studio portrait of Pjotr Parensov, © National Museum of Military History SofiaenlargeStudio portrait of Pjotr Parensov, © National Museum of Military History Sofia


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Object:Studio portrait of Pjotr Parensov
Description:Full length shot of a man wearing a military uniform with insignias of honour and a hat with a cockade. He is also carrying a sword. He is sitting on a carved chair, resting his right hand on a cloth-covered table with two books placed on it.
Comment:Pjotr Dmitrievich Parensov (1843 - 1914) was a Russian officer during the Russo-Ottoman War of 1877 - 1878, lieutenant general, and the first Minister of War of the Principality of Bulgaria in 1879. Recto: hand-written dedication to General Dikov, signature of Parensov and date in Russian.
Date:Not before 1905, Not after 1907
Creator:Karastoyanov, Ivan Anastasov, (Court photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 188mm x 134mm
Image: 143mm x 101mm
Format:Not specified
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:150 Behavior Processes and Personality > 156 Social Personality
550 Individuation and Mobility > 551 Personal Names
700 Armed Forces
710 Military Technology
720 War
640 State
640 State > 648 International Relations
Copyright:Национален Военноисторически Музей
Archive:National Museum of Military History Sofia, Inv. No.: 29
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Anelia Kassabova