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

The billiard room in the Club House (Društveni dom)

The billiard room in the Club House (Društveni dom), © The National Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovinaenlarge


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Object:The billiard room in the Club House (Društveni dom)
Description:Men in urban clothes (two of them with felt hats - fez) or uniforms are playing billiard.
Comment:The Club House (also 'Vereinshaus', 'Herrenclub' or 'Clubhaus') was opened in 1899 under the Austro-Hungarian Government. In the so-called 'Saaltheater' theater plays were performed. In 1922 it was transformed into the National Theater (zgrada Narodnog pozorišta). Positive print.
Country:Bosnia and Herzegovina
Creator:Topič, František, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 153mm x 216mm
Format:Not specified
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:340 Structures > 345 Recreational Structures
350 Equipment and Maintenance of BLDGS > 352 Furniture
350 Equipment and Maintenance of BLDGS > 353 Building Interiors and Arrangement
710 Military Technology > 714 Uniform and Accouterment
290 Clothing
890 Gender Roles and Issues
560 Social Stratification > 562 Gender Status
560 Social Stratification
550 Individuation and Mobility > 554 Status, Role, and Prestige
510 Living Standards and Routines > 517 Leisure Time Activities
570 Interpersonal Relations > 571 Social Relationships and Groups
570 Interpersonal Relations > 573 Cliques
370 Energy and Power > 373 Light
370 Energy and Power > 374 Heat
Copyright:Zemaljski Muzej Bosne i Hercegovine
Archive:The National Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Inv. No.: Kutija 1: 2511
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Barbara Derler