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Portrait of Ekaterina Hadzhi Decheva

Portrait of Ekaterina Hadzhi Decheva, © State Archives - PlovdivenlargePortrait of Ekaterina Hadzhi Decheva, © State Archives - Plovdiv


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Object:Portrait of Ekaterina Hadzhi Decheva
Description:Vignetted head and shoulder shot of a woman wearing a dark urban dress and earrings.
Comment:Ekaterina Hadzhi Decheva, wife of Captain Rayco Nikolov. At the time she was a widow. Captain Rayco Nikolov (1840 - 1885) was a volunteer in the Serbo-Ottoman War of 1878, and an officer in the Bulgarian voluntary army units during the Russo-Ottoman War of 1877-1878. He took an active part in preparing the 1885 unification of the Principality of Bulgaria and the, at the time, Ottoman province of Eastern Rumelia.
Date:Not before 1892, Not after 1900
Creator:Karastoyanov, Dimitar Anastasov, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 163mm x 107mm
Image: 142mm x 98mm
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:290 Clothing
300 Adornment
560 Social Stratification > 562 Gender Status
590 Familiy
660 Political Behavior
890 Gender Roles and Issues
Copyright:Държавен Архив - Пловдив
Archive:State Archives - Plovdiv, Inv. No.: ФК № 15 380
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Anelia Kassabova