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Studio portrait of the married couple Popov

Studio portrait of the married couple Popov, © St. Cyril and St. Methodius National LibraryenlargeStudio portrait of the married couple Popov, © St. Cyril and St. Methodius National Library


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Object:Studio portrait of the married couple Popov
Description:Full length shot of a woman in a light, long urban dress with hat and umbrella, and a man standing next to her in a dark urban overcoat with bowler hat, holding a walking stick and gloves. Painted canvas backdrop depicting draperies, a column, and a staircase. Verso: hand-written dedication in Bulgarian: "To my cousine Vasilka P. Bratova as a keepsake of our marriage. N. S. Popov, Sofia 10. September 1906."
Comment:Nikola S. Popov (1865 - unknown) - a Bulgarian teacher and officer at the Ministry of Education (1915 - 1927), with his wife.
Date:Not after 1906.09.10
Creator:Karastoyanov, Ivan Anastasov, (Court photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 168mm x 109mm
Image: 148mm x 105mm
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:150 Behavior Processes and Personality > 156 Social Personality
290 Clothing
300 Adornment
530 Arts
550 Individuation and Mobility > 551 Personal Names
550 Individuation and Mobility > 554 Status, Role, and Prestige
560 Social Stratification
590 Familiy
640 State > 645 Cabinet
650 Government Activities > 658 Public Education
870 Education
890 Gender Roles and Issues
Copyright:Национална Библиотека "Св. св. Кирил и Методий"
Archive:St. Cyril and St. Methodius National Library, Inv. No.: C II 4942
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Anelia Kassabova