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Society of men

Society of men, © The Historical Archive of Sarajevoenlarge


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Object:Society of men
Description:A group of men in urban clothes with traditional elements (the two men sitting in the front are wearing clothes for wealthy Muslim townsmen) are posing for a coffee scene in front of a house. They are drinking coffee, smoking cigars and a water pipe. A woman and a man are serving them. The woman is lighting a pipe (čibuk) while the man is serving coffee. The two men standing in the back are also wearing wealthy Muslims' townclothes.
Comment:The centrally positioned man with the white shirt is probably wearing traditional peasant attire. Positive print.
Date:Not before 1890, Not after 1916
Country:Bosnia and Herzegovina
Creator:Topič, František (probably), (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 214mm x 172mm
Format:Not specified
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:890 Gender Roles and Issues
290 Clothing
560 Social Stratification > 562 Gender Status
560 Social Stratification
270 Drink, Drugs, and Indulgence > 276 Recreational and Non-therapeutic Drugs
520 Recreation > 521 Conversation
510 Living Standards and Routines > 517 Leisure Time Activities
Copyright:Historijski arhiv Sarajevo
Archive:The Historical Archive of Sarajevo, Inv. No.: ZF-1329
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Barbara Derler