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Public prayer in the grounds of the Shipka Monastery

Public prayer in the grounds of the Shipka Monastery, © National Museum of Military History SofiaenlargePublic prayer in the grounds of the Shipka Monastery, © National Museum of Military History Sofia

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Object:Public prayer in the grounds of the Shipka Monastery
Description:High angle panorama photograph of a ceremony in front of a cathedral.
Comment:The Russian-Orthodox "Christ's Birth" cathedral, also referred to as "Shipka Monastery", was build to commemorate the victims of the Russo-Ottoman War of 1877 - 1878. The sanctification of the cathedral in 1902 coincided with the 25th anniversary of the Battle of Shipka Pass.
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Date:1902
Location:Shipka, Cathedral "Christus Birth"
Country:Bulgaria
Type:Photograph
Creator:Karastoyanov, Dimitar Anastasov, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 194mm x 272mm
Image: 194mm x 255mm
Format:Not specified
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:340 Structures > 346 Religious and Educational Structures
700 Armed Forces
710 Military Technology > 714 Uniform and Accouterment
720 War
640 State > 648 International Relations
760 Death > 765 Mourning
780 Religious Practices
Bibliography:Kassabova, Anelia (2013): Inclusion and Exclusion: The Role of Photography in the Nation-Building Process in Bulgaria from Approximately 1860 to World War I. In: Demski, Dagnosław, Ildikó Sz. Kristóf, and Kamila Baraniecka-Olszewska (Eds.): Competing Eyes: Visual Encounters with Alterity in Central and Eastern Europe. Budapest: L‘ Harmattan, 127.
Copyright:Национален Военноисторически Музей
Archive:National Museum of Military History Sofia, Inv. No.: 45
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Anelia Kassabova
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