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Studio portrait of Nedko Kableshkov and his wife Rayna

Studio portrait of Nedko Kableshkov and his wife Rayna, © State Archives - PlovdivenlargeStudio portrait of Nedko Kableshkov and his wife Rayna, © State Archives - Plovdiv


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Object:Studio portrait of Nedko Kableshkov and his wife Rayna
Description:Half length shot of a woman in a dark high-necked dress with a brooch, necklace, earrings, and bracelets, and of a man standing next to her. He is wearing a suit and scissors-glasses. Both are resting their hands on a parapet with a flower arrangement in front of it.
Comment:Verso: Bulgarian inscription, hand-written in pencil: "Me and my wife when she was pregnant. Nedko." After graduating from the Bulgarian Catholic High School in Edirne and obtaining a degree in political science and law at the University of Lvov, Nedko Kableshkov (1867 - 1964) became a lawyer and member of the county court in Plovdiv. He was also a lawyer for the Plovdiv Jewish community and a very charitable public figure. He was chairman of the Society of the Plovdiv's journalists (1926-1936).
Date:Not before 1888, Not after 1893
Creator:Karastoyanov, Ivan Anastasov, (Court photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 163mm x 110mm
Image: 140mm x 97mm
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:150 Behavior Processes and Personality > 156 Social Personality
290 Clothing
300 Adornment
550 Individuation and Mobility > 551 Personal Names
560 Social Stratification
590 Familiy
690 Justice > 693 Legal and Judicial Personnel
670 Law
740 Health and Welfare
840 Reproduction > 843 Pregnancy
Copyright:Държавен Архив - Пловдив
Archive:State Archives - Plovdiv, Inv. No.: Ф. 1208К, оп. 1, а.е. 717
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Anelia Kassabova