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

"SARAJEVO / Bistrik."

"SARAJEVO / Bistrik.", © Museum of City of Sarajevoenlarge"SARAJEVO / Bistrik.", © Museum of City of Sarajevo


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Object:"SARAJEVO / Bistrik."
Description:Close-up shot of a residential site at Bistrik with Bosnian-style family residences and a minaret. To the left of the buildings a train is exiting a tunnel.
Comment:The railway station at Bistrik was built in 1906. This was the first tunnel on the eastbound railway line. Today it is an abandoned railroad station. 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 1906, Not after 1918
Country:Bosnia and Herzegovina
Publisher:Daniel A. Kajon, Sarajevo
Dimensions:Artefact: 89mm x 136mm
Format:Not specified
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:360 Settelments
490 Land Transport > 496 Railways
480 Travel and Transportation
340 Structures > 341 Architecture
340 Structures > 342 Dwellings
360 Settelments > 361 Settlement Patterns
Copyright:Muzej Sarajeva
Archive:Museum of City of Sarajevo, Inv. No.: 7938
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Barbara Derler