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

Outdoor portrait of Duke (vojvoda) Babić

Outdoor portrait of Duke (vojvoda) Babić, © The National Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovinaenlarge


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Object:Outdoor portrait of Duke (vojvoda) Babić
Description:Full-length shot of a Serbian man wearing richly embroidered clothes and a black hat. He is carrying guns in his belt and he is decorated with medals. He is posing with a rifle in his hands. In the background: a dog kennel and two men holding the canvas backdrop for the portrait.
Comment:Golub Babić (1824-1910) was a Serbian chieftain and one of the most important commanders during the Herzegovina Uprising (1875-1878).
Country:Bosnia and Herzegovina
Creator:Topič, František, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 215mm x 150mm
Format:Not specified
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:290 Clothing
890 Gender Roles and Issues
560 Social Stratification > 562 Gender Status
300 Adornment
560 Social Stratification
410 Tools and Appliances > 411 Weapons
550 Individuation and Mobility > 554 Status, Role, and Prestige
Copyright:Zemaljski Muzej Bosne i Hercegovine
Archive:The National Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Inv. No.: IV Narodne igre, narodni običaji, nošnje iz Hercegovine, muslimanska, srpska, hrvatska, jevrejska: 452
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Barbara Derler