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Studio portrait of a woman

Studio portrait of a woman, © Scientific Archive of the Bulgarian Academy of SciencesenlargeStudio portrait of a woman, © Scientific Archive of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences


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Object:Studio portrait of a woman
Description:Full length shot of a woman wearing urban clothes with folk elements, adorned with necklaces, earrings, and bracelets. She is resting her left arm on a large artificial rock. Next to her is a pot plant. Painted canvas backdrop.
Comment:Verso: hand-written inscription [probably by Konstantin Josef Jireček]: "Fig. 12 Trnovo (Städterin)" (townswoman). Archival notes: peasant woman from the Trnovo region.
Date:Not before 1888
Creator:Karastoyanov, Ivan Anastasov, (Court photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 162mm x 111mm
Image: 132mm x 100mm
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:290 Clothing
300 Adornment
560 Social Stratification
560 Social Stratification > 565 Classes
360 Settelments > 369 Urban and Rural Life
810 Science and Humanities
Copyright:Научен архив на Българската Академия на Науките
Archive:Scientific Archive of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Inv. No.: Ф. 3К, оп. 1, а.е. 1294-3
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Anelia Kassabova