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Manoeuvre on Shipka

Manoeuvre on Shipka, © National Museum of Military History SofiaenlargeManoeuvre on Shipka, © National Museum of Military History Sofia


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Object:Manoeuvre on Shipka
Description:High angle back view panorama shot of infantry and cavalry troops in formation. A photographer on a stepladder can be seen in the background.
Comment:During the Russo-Ottoman War of 1877 - 1878, Shipka Peak in Stara planina was the site of a series of armed conflicts, collectively referred to as "The Battle of Shipka Pass", between the Russians (aided by Bulgarian volunteers) and the Ottoman Empire. On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the Russo-Ottoman War a historical re-enactment of the battles took place.
Creator:Karastoyanov, Ivan Anastasov or Karastoyanov, Dimitar Anastasov, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 205mm x 275mm
Image: 195mm x 252mm
Format:Not specified
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:210 Records > 215 Photography
290 Clothing
700 Armed Forces
710 Military Technology
720 War
640 State > 648 International Relations
Bibliography:Kassabova, Anelia (2012): Identities in frame. Photography and the Construction of a „National Body“ in Bulgaria (approx. 1860 to WW I). In: Hristov, Petko (Ed.): Migration and Identity. Historical, Cultural and Linguistic Dimensions of Mobility in the Balkans. Sofia: Paradigma, 81.
Copyright:Национален Военноисторически Музей
Archive:National Museum of Military History Sofia, Inv. No.: 53
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Anelia Kassabova