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

Portrait of a man

Portrait of a man, © The National Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovinaenlarge


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Object:Portrait of a man
Description:Full-length shot of a man in an ornate Bey's costume. In his belt (pojaš) he is carrying weapons. He is also wearing close-fitting trousers with a low crotch (čakšire), a short jacket (jelek), gaiters (dizlik) and a cap with an emblem. Plain background.
Comment:Most probably produced with a model.
Date:Not before 1892, Not after 1916
Country:Bosnia and Herzegovina
Creator:Topič, František, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 216mm x 153mm
Format:Not specified
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:290 Clothing
890 Gender Roles and Issues
560 Social Stratification > 562 Gender Status
300 Adornment
560 Social Stratification
410 Tools and Appliances > 411 Weapons
Copyright:Zemaljski Muzej Bosne i Hercegovine
Archive:The National Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Inv. No.: XXVII Nošnje iz Bosne, muslimanske, hrvatske, srpske: 1590
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Barbara Derler