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Studio portrait of Tseko Petkovich

Studio portrait of Tseko Petkovich, © Scientific Archive of the Bulgarian Academy of SciencesenlargeStudio portrait of Tseko Petkovich, © Scientific Archive of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences


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Object:Studio portrait of Tseko Petkovich
Description:Full length shot of a man in folk attire with a fur cap, holding a sword.
Comment:Tseko Petkov, or Tseko Petkovich, (1807 - 1881), also known as Dedo Tseko Voyvoda, was a revolutionary and a volunteer in the Crimean War (1853 - 1856) as well as in the Russo-Ottoman War (1877 - 1878). He was deputy at the Constituent and the first Bulgarian assembly (1879). Verso: hand-written inscriptions in Cyrillic and in Latin letters [probably by Konstantin Jireček]: "Ceko Petkovic vojvoda". The photograph is kept in the personal archive of Konstantin Jireček.
Date:Not before 1862, Not after 1877
Creator:Stojanović/Karastoyanov, Anastas Nikolov, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 106mm x 64mm
Image: 98mm x 60mm
Format:Carte de visite
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:290 Clothing
660 Political Behavior > 669 Revolution
710 Military Technology > 714 Uniform and Accouterment
640 State
Bibliography:Ivanova, Evgenia (2008): Foto Stoyanovich. Sofia: Balkani, 47.
Copyright:Научен архив на Българската академия на науките
Archive:Scientific Archive of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Inv. No.: Ф. 3К, оп. 1, а.е. 1212-87
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Anelia Kassabova