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Lecturers and students at the University of Sofia's Faculty of Physics and Mathematics

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Object:Lecturers and students at the University of Sofia's Faculty of Physics and Mathematics
Description:Studio group portrait of ten people: Three men in plain city clothes and two men in military uniforms are seated around a small cloth-covered table. Five young women in urban clothes are standing in a second row.
Comment:Lecturers from left to right: Prof. Dr. Lazar Vankov (1867 - 1922[?]), Chair of the Department of Geology and Paleontology at Sofia University (1911 - 1922), full member of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Prof. Dr. Georgi Bonchev (1866 - 1955), Dean of the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics (1906 - 1908; 1919 - 1920; 1927 - 1928) and Rector of Sofia University (1914 - 1915); member of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, member of the Bulgarian Naturalist Society, honorary citizen of Sofia. Dr. Petar Bakalov (1879 - 1964[?]), Associate Prof. at the University of Sofia as of 1922 and Professor as of 1840, Chair of the Department of Paleontology (1945 - 1949). Prof. Dr. Georgi Shishkov (1865 - 1943), Chair of the Department of Anatomy and Systematics of Invertebrates (1909 - 1935), Rector of Sofia University (1917 - 1918; 1928 - 1929). Prof. Dr. Stefan Petkov (1866 - 1951), Dean of the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics (1915 - 1916; 1918 - 1919; 1924 - 1925), and Rector of Sofia University (1925 - 1926). The third woman from the right is Leonora Raykova (1895 - unknown), who graduated in Natural Sciences at the University of Sofia. She was the daughter of P. N. Raykov, Dean of the Faculty of Organic Chemistry at Sofia University and sister of Teodora Raykova-Kovacheva, the first female Assistant in Chemistry at Sofia University.
Date:Not before 1914, Not after 1918
Location:Sofia
Country:Bulgaria
Type:Photograph
Creator:Karastoyanov, Ivan Anastasov, (Court photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 297mm x 346mm
Image: 157mm x 220mm
Format:Not specified
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:290 Clothing
340 Structures > 346 Religious and Educational Structures
590 Familiy
810 Science and Humanities
870 Education
890 Gender Roles and Issues
Copyright:Национален политехнически музей
Archive:National Polytechnic Museum, Inv. No.: OF № 5365
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Anelia Kassabova
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