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Studio portrait of Poliksenia Stambolova

Studio portrait of Poliksenia Stambolova, © St. Cyril and St. Methodius National LibraryenlargeStudio portrait of Poliksenia Stambolova, © St. Cyril and St. Methodius National Library


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Object:Studio portrait of Poliksenia Stambolova
Description:Head and shoulder profile shot in an oval frame, depicting a woman in urban dress.
Comment:Poliksenia Stambolova, born Stanchova, wife of Stefan Stambolov (1854 - 1895), who was a Bulgarian politician, a deputy at the Bulgarian Founding Assembly of 1879, Vice Chairman and later Chairman of the Bulgarian Parliament. In 1886 Stambolov became Regent until the proclamation of Ferdinand of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha as Knyaz of the autonomous Principality of Bulgaria in 1887, and Prime Minister for seven years (1887 - 1894). Stambolov died on July 6, 1895 victim of an assassination against him.
Date:Not before 1888, Not after 1893
Creator:Karastoyanov, Ivan Anastasov, (Court photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 166mm x 112mm
Image: 119mm x 85mm
Format:Not specified
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:290 Clothing
300 Adornment
890 Gender Roles and Issues
560 Social Stratification
550 Individuation and Mobility > 551 Personal Names
550 Individuation and Mobility > 554 Status, Role, and Prestige
640 State
660 Political Behavior
Copyright:Национална Библиотека "Св. св. Кирил и Методий"
Archive:St. Cyril and St. Methodius National Library, Inv. No.: C II 2866
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Anelia Kassabova