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Studio portrait of Petar Mishaykov

Studio portrait of Petar Mishaykov, © St. Cyril and St. Methodius National LibraryenlargeStudio portrait of Petar Mishaykov, © St. Cyril and St. Methodius National Library


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Object:Studio portrait of Petar Mishaykov
Description:Full length shot of a man in folk attire carrying a knife or pistol in his belt and holding a long sword. Verso: hand-written dedication: "As a keepsake to Mrs. Magdalena Stankovich from Petar Mishaykov."
Comment:Petar Dimitrov Mishaykov (unknown - 1902) was a revolutionary in the Bulgarian "April Upspring" against the Ottoman Empire of 1876. He was among the leaders of the Bulgarian Liberal Party and deputy (1884 - 1886).
Date:Not before 1863, Not after 1877
Creator:Stojanović/Karastoyanov, Anastas Nikolov, (Court photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 107mm x 62mm
Image: 100mm x 59mm
Format:Carte de visite
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:150 Behavior Processes and Personality > 156 Social Personality
290 Clothing
710 Military Technology > 714 Uniform and Accouterment
640 State > 646 Parliament
660 Political Behavior > 665 Political Parties
570 Interpersonal Relations > 571 Social Relationships and Groups
550 Individuation and Mobility > 551 Personal Names
Bibliography:Kassabova, Anelia (2012): Identities in frame. Photography and the Construction of a „National Body“ in Bulgaria (approx. 1860 to WW I). In: Hristov, Petko (Ed.): Migration and Identity. Historical, Cultural and Linguistic Dimensions of Mobility in the Balkans. Sofia: Paradigma, 76.
Copyright:Национална Библиотека "Св. св. Кирил и Методий"
Archive:St. Cyril and St. Methodius National Library, Inv. No.: С 565
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Anelia Kassabova