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Portrait of women - wives of combatant-veterans from the Bulgarian Anti-Ottoman April Uprising 1876

Portrait of women - wives of combatant-veterans from the Bulgarian Anti-Ottoman April Uprising 1876, © St. Cyril and St. Methodius National LibraryenlargePortrait of women - wives of combatant-veterans from the Bulgarian Anti-Ottoman April Uprising 1876, © St. Cyril and St. Methodius National Library

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Object:Portrait of women - wives of combatant-veterans from the Bulgarian Anti-Ottoman April Uprising 1876
Description:Half-portrait of five sitting elderly women in dark urban-rural clothes, all with kerchieves. A stretched white cloth/stuff serves as a backdrop.
Comment:Gina Geneva Kyurkchiyska, Velika Angelova Teliyska, Rada Stoyanova Serdarova, Gina Nikolova Kochova, Nikolina Genova Teliyska. The photograph was taken on the occasion of the 25th Anniversary of the Anti-Ottoman Uprising from 1876.
Date:Not before 1900, Not after 1905
Location:Tserovo
Country:Bulgaria
Type:Photograph
Creator:Karastoyanov, Ivan Anastasov, (Court photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 177mm x 254mm
Image: 138mm x 205mm
Format:Not specified
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:290 Clothing
360 Settelments > 369 Urban and Rural Life
660 Political Behavior > 669 Revolution
720 War > 729 War Veterans
890 Gender Roles and Issues
Bibliography:Boev, Petar (1983): Fotografskoto izkustvo v Balgaria /1856 - 1944/. Sofia: DI "Septemvri", 68
Zografova, Katia (2011): Zhenite v Aprilskoto vastanie. Ot "Amazonkite" do novomachenitsite. Sofia: Iztok-Zapad
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, 83.
Copyright:Национална Библиотека "Св. св. Кирил и Методий"
Archive:St. Cyril and St. Methodius National Library, Inv. No.: C III 909
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Anelia Kassabova
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