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Welcome ceremony for Ferdinand I

Welcome ceremony for Ferdinand I, © Scientific Archive of the Bulgarian Academy of SciencesenlargeWelcome ceremony for Ferdinand I, © Scientific Archive of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences


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Object:Welcome ceremony for Ferdinand I
Description:Outdoor photograph of a group of three men in official military uniforms with insignias of honour on a red carpet. There are many men in military uniforms and in urban clothes on either side of them.
Comment:Official welcome in Vidin after the coronation of Ferdinand as Prince/Knyaz of Bulgaria. Ferdinand I, born Ferdinand Maximilian Karl Leopold Maria of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha-Koháry, ruled Bulgaria from 1887 to 1918, first as Knyaz (Prince Regnant, 1887–1908) and later as Tsar (1908–1918). Among the officials in the picture are G. Zivkov, D. Colakov, K. Stoilov, St. Stambolov, and S. Mutkurov.
Creator:Karastoyanov, Dimitar Anastasov, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 292mm x 359mm
Image: 181mm x 242mm
Format:Not specified
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:150 Behavior Processes and Personality > 156 Social Personality
290 Clothing
560 Social Stratification
560 Social Stratification > 565 Classes
640 State
660 Political Behavior
700 Armed Forces
Copyright:Научен архив на Българската академия на науките
Archive:Scientific Archive of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Inv. No.: Ф. 19К, оп. 1, а.е. 1283
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Anelia Kassabova