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VIF | Visualizing Family, Gender Relations and the Body. The Balkans approx. 1860-1950

Deathbed of Dimitar Petkov

Deathbed of Dimitar Petkov, © St. Cyril and St. Methodius National LibraryenlargeDeathbed of Dimitar Petkov, © St. Cyril and St. Methodius National Library


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Object:Deathbed of Dimitar Petkov
Description:Indoor photograph of a deathbed of a man, surrounded by flowers, wreaths and candles. An icon is laid on top of the white coverlet over him.
Comment:Dimitar Nikolov Petkov (1858 - 1907) was a Bulgarian publicist and politician, Mayor of Sofia (1888 - 1893), leading member of the Bulgarian People's Liberal Party and the country's Prime Minister from November 5, 1906 until he was assassinated in Sofia on March 11, 1907.
Creator:Karastoyanov, Dimitar Anastasov, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 258mm x 341mm
Image: 203mm x 267mm
Format:Not specified
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:550 Individuation and Mobility > 551 Personal Names
760 Death > 764 Burial Practices and Funerals
780 Religious Practices
640 State
660 Political Behavior
680 Offenses and Sanctions > 682 Offenses against Life
Copyright:Национална Библиотека "Св. св. Кирил и Методий"
Archive:St. Cyril and St. Methodius National Library, Inv. No.: C IV 387
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Anelia Kassabova