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Studio portrait of Bishop Nathanael Zografski

Studio portrait of Bishop Nathanael Zografski, © State Archives - PlovdivenlargeStudio portrait of Bishop Nathanael Zografski, © State Archives - Plovdiv


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Object:Studio portrait of Bishop Nathanael Zografski
Description:Half length shot of a seated elderly man in an Orthodox priest's vestment adorned with crosses and insignias of honour, holding a sceptre in his right hand.
Comment:Bishop Nathanael Zografski, born Nesho Stoyanov Boykikev (1820 - 1906), was a cleric, writer, and revolutionary. He was one of the first promoters of literature in modern Bulgaria. He became Bishop of Ohrid (1874 - 1880) and of Plovdiv (from 1891 until his death). Nathanael Zografski was a member of the Bulgarian Literary Society (renamed "Bulgarian Academy of Sciences" in 1911). Nathanael is considered ethnic Macedonian in the Republic of Macedonia.
Creator:Karastoyanov, Dimitar Anastasov, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 216mm x 132mm
Image: 193mm x 128mm
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:770 Religious Beliefs
660 Political Behavior > 669 Revolution
640 State
870 Education
Copyright:Държавен Архив - Пловдив
Archive:State Archives - Plovdiv, Inv. No.: ФК № 15 008
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Anelia Kassabova