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Portrait of priest Nikolay Krapchanski

Portrait of priest Nikolay Krapchanski, © St. Cyril and St. Methodius National LibraryenlargePortrait of priest Nikolay Krapchanski, © St. Cyril and St. Methodius National Library


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Object:Portrait of priest Nikolay Krapchanski
Description:Half length shot of a man in an Orthodox priest garb with insignia of honour. Verso: hand-written inscriptions in Bulgarian: date, signature, and dedication to the Bulgarian Minister of Finance D. Tonchev.
Comment:Nikolay Krapchanski was a Bulgarian Orthodox priest, public figure during the Unification of Bulgaria (1885), one of the initiators of the building of the Orthodox church "St. Nikola of Sofia" in Sofia around 1900.
Date:Not after 1915.10.27
Creator:Karastoyanov, Dimitar Anastasov, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 205mm x 144mm
Image: 147mm x 103mm
Format:Not specified
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:300 Adornment
340 Structures > 346 Religious and Educational Structures
550 Individuation and Mobility > 551 Personal Names
550 Individuation and Mobility > 554 Status, Role, and Prestige
770 Religious Beliefs
780 Religious Practices
790 Ecclesiatical Organization > 793 Priesthood
Copyright:Национална Библиотека "Св. св. Кирил и Методий"
Archive:St. Cyril and St. Methodius National Library, Inv. No.: C V 340
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Anelia Kassabova