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

Studio portrait of an old man

Studio portrait of an old man, © The Austrian Museum of Folk Life and Folk Artenlarge


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Object:Studio portrait of an old man
Description:Half-length shot of an eldery Muslim wearing urban clothes with traditional elements and a white turban (čalme).
Comment:Because of the white turban most probably a pilgrim who went to Mekka.
Date:Not after 1905
Country:Bosnia and Herzegovina
Dimensions:Artefact: 104mm x 66mm
Image: 99mm x 60mm
Format:Carte de visite
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:290 Clothing
550 Individuation and Mobility > 554 Status, Role, and Prestige
560 Social Stratification
560 Social Stratification > 561 Age stratification
560 Social Stratification > 562 Gender Status
880 Adolescene, Adulthood, and Old Age > 888 Status and Treatment of the Aged
Copyright:Österreichisches Museum für Volkskunde
Archive:The Austrian Museum of Folk Life and Folk Art, Inv. No.: VKM/pos/1177
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Barbara Derler