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The Hristo Zografski family

The Hristo Zografski family, © National Polytechnic MuseumenlargeThe Hristo Zografski family, © National Polytechnic Museum


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Object:The Hristo Zografski family
Description:Indoor group portrait of nine people: An elderly woman wearing a dark urban dress and a hat, and an elderly man in a suit adorned with insignias of honour are seated in the centre. A middle-aged woman in town dress, a girl leaning against her, and an infant are also seated around a cloth-covered table. Three girls and a boy are standing around the seated group. All of the girls are wearing town dresses adorned with necklaces with either cross pendants or medallions.
Comment:The family of Hristo Zahariev Zografski (1844 - 1917 [?]), son of the icon painter Zahari Zograf (1810 - 1853), founding member of the "Badastnost" /"Future" joint-stock wool company with a factory in Samokov (1885 - 1947), and Director of the textile factory (1885 - 1917). Mayor of Samokov (1909).
Date:Not before 1909, Not after 1917
Creator:Karastoyanov, Ivan Anastasov, (Court photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 326mm x 262mm
Image: 250mm x 188mm
Format:Not specified
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:280 Leather, Textiles, and Fabrics
290 Clothing
360 Settelments > 369 Urban and Rural Life
550 Individuation and Mobility > 551 Personal Names
590 Familiy
630 Territorial Organisation
850 Infancy and Childhood
860 Socialization
890 Gender Roles and Issues
Copyright:Национален политехнически музей
Archive:National Polytechnic Museum, Inv. No.: OF № 04749_2
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Anelia Kassabova