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Horseman in traditional Albanian clothes

Horseman in traditional Albanian clothes, © The National Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovinaenlarge


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Object:Horseman in traditional Albanian clothes
Description:A man in ornate traditional clothing is sitting on a horse. He is wearing an embroidered jacket and cloak. He is carrying a gun and weapons tucked into his belt.
Comment:Retouched background. Note a man in military uniform on the left of the picture. Positive print.
Country:Bosnia and Herzegovina
Creator:Topič, František, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 217mm x 154mm
Format:Not specified
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:290 Clothing
300 Adornment
890 Gender Roles and Issues
410 Tools and Appliances > 411 Weapons
230 Animal Husbandry > 231 Domesticated Animals
550 Individuation and Mobility > 554 Status, Role, and Prestige
560 Social Stratification
560 Social Stratification > 562 Gender Status
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: 1795
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Barbara Derler