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Studio portrait of the Kalevich siblings

Studio portrait of the Kalevich siblings, © St. Cyril and St. Methodius National LibraryenlargeStudio portrait of the Kalevich siblings, © St. Cyril and St. Methodius National Library


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Object:Studio portrait of the Kalevich siblings
Description:Vignetted full length shot of a group of a young woman in a light urban dress, seated on a armchair and reading a book; two girls also in light urban dresses, standing behind her; a boy in town sailor's clothes, seated on a table and holding a walking stick. In the middle of the group a little girl is standing, holding a dolly. Painted canvas backdrop, which creates the illusion of the scene being set in nature.
Comment:The children of Dimitar Kalevich (1845 - 1922) - Rayna, Oktavia, Nedyalka, Georgi and Vera. Dimitar Kalevich was a Bulgarian doctor, member of the Council of State (1882 - 1883), founder of the Hospital "Alexandrovska" in Sofia.
Date:Not before 1892
Creator:Karastoyanov, Ivan Anastasov, (Court photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 219mm x 135mm
Image: 197mm x 126mm
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:290 Clothing
300 Adornment
550 Individuation and Mobility > 551 Personal Names
550 Individuation and Mobility > 554 Status, Role, and Prestige
650 Government Activities > 657 Public Welfare
740 Health and Welfare
750 Sickness > 759 Medical Personnel
850 Infancy and Childhood
890 Gender Roles and Issues
Copyright:Национална Библиотека "Св. св. Кирил и Методий"
Archive:St. Cyril and St. Methodius National Library, Inv. No.: C V 776
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Anelia Kassabova