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

Portrait of a woman breastfeeding

Portrait of a woman breastfeeding, © The National Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovinaenlarge


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Object:Portrait of a woman breastfeeding
Description:Shot of a Romani woman nursing a baby. There are two men standing behind her, whose bodies have been retouched, leaving only their heads visible. One has a cigarette in his mouth. The other one is smoking a long pipe (čipuk).
Date:Not before 1898, Not after 1904
Country:Bosnia and Herzegovina
Creator:Topič, František, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 216mm x 152mm
Format:Not specified
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:290 Clothing
560 Social Stratification
890 Gender Roles and Issues
850 Infancy and Childhood
Copyright:Zemaljski Muzej Bosne i Hercegovine
Archive:The National Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Inv. No.: XII Nošnje iz Bosne i Hercegovine, Crne Gore, Albanije, Rusije, Arapi, Cigani: 1822
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Barbara Derler