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

Studio portrait of Hristo Stanishev

Studio portrait of Hristo Stanishev, © St. Cyril and St. Methodius National LibraryenlargeStudio portrait of Hristo Stanishev, © St. Cyril and St. Methodius National Library


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Object:Studio portrait of Hristo Stanishev
Description:Half length shot of a man with scissors-glasses in urban clothes, standing next to a chair adorned with carvings. Painted canvas backdrop, which creates the illusion of the scene being set in nature.
Comment:Hristo Nakov Stanishev (1863 - 1952) was a leading Bulgarian engineer in the fields of architecture and civil engineering, active participant of the Makedonian Anti-Ottoman Revolutionary Movement, freemason.
Date:Not before 1900, Not after 1915
Creator:Karastoyanov, Ivan Anastasov, (Court photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 208mm x 99mm
Image: 185mm x 85mm
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:290 Clothing
550 Individuation and Mobility > 551 Personal Names
550 Individuation and Mobility > 554 Status, Role, and Prestige
340 Structures
360 Settelments
740 Health and Welfare > 741 Philanthropic Foundations
660 Political Behavior
Copyright:Национална Библиотека "Св. св. Кирил и Методий"
Archive:St. Cyril and St. Methodius National Library, Inv. No.: C V 1034
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Anelia Kassabova