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"Sarajevo / Street Scene"

"Sarajevo / Street Scene", © Museum of City of Sarajevoenlarge"Sarajevo / Street Scene", © Museum of City of Sarajevo


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Object:"Sarajevo / Street Scene"
Description:Muslim women with long shawls (called bošča) are walking in a Baščaršija street. A young boy in urban clothes and with a felt hat (fez) accompanies them. A man in traditional clothes 'à la turca' is standing in front of a shop which offers flatbread (lepinja or somun).
Comment:Lepinja / lepinje (triple-raised soft baked flatbread), also know as somun in some regions. On the back there is an advertisement for the so-called 'Bezweberei' ('Umjetničko-obrtnički zavod') which was established in Sarajevo in 1886 as an applied art center. Uncirculated postcard.
Date:Not before 1904.11.01, Not after 1918
Country:Bosnia and Herzegovina
Creator:Kajon, Daniel A., (Photographer)
Publisher:Daniel A. Kajon, Sarajevo
Dimensions:Artefact: 90mm x 120mm
Format:Not specified
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:290 Clothing
340 Structures > 347 Business Structures
430 Exchange > 438 Domestic Trade
550 Individuation and Mobility > 554 Status, Role, and Prestige
560 Social Stratification
560 Social Stratification > 562 Gender Status
170 History and Culture Change > 179 Economic Planning and Development
440 Marketing
Copyright:Muzej Sarajeva
Archive:Museum of City of Sarajevo, Inv. No.: Not inventoried
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Barbara Derler