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Studio portrait of a woman and a man

Studio portrait of a woman and a man, © The Historical Archive of SarajevoenlargeStudio portrait of a woman and a man, © The Historical Archive of Sarajevo


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Object:Studio portrait of a woman and a man
Description:A man is wearing urban clothes (bow tie, gaiters) with traditional elements and a felt hat (fez). He is sitting on a chair and he is holding a pipe (čibuk) and a small cup in his hands. A woman wearing traditional clothes (anterija) with ornate embroidery is standing next to him and touching his shoulder with her hand. She is wearing dukats as a necklace and a kalkan-kapa as a hat. In the center of the scene there is a little stool with a can and a cup on it.
Comment:The archive notes that it is a Jewish couple.
Date:Not after 1910
Country:Bosnia and Herzegovina
Creator:Pop de Alamor, S. and Abinun, Jakob, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 163mm x 109mm
Image: 135mm x 95mm
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:290 Clothing
300 Adornment
560 Social Stratification
560 Social Stratification > 562 Gender Status
550 Individuation and Mobility > 554 Status, Role, and Prestige
Copyright:Historijski arhiv Sarajevo
Archive:The Historical Archive of Sarajevo, Inv. No.: ZF-1723/1
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Barbara Derler