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

Studio portrait of Anka Karastoyanova

Studio portrait of Anka Karastoyanova, © St. Cyril and St. Methodius National LibraryenlargeStudio portrait of Anka Karastoyanova, © St. Cyril and St. Methodius National Library


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Object:Studio portrait of Anka Karastoyanova
Description:Full length shot of a young woman in a light urban dress with a hat with a veil, resting her left arm on a lyre-decorated parapet with three books on it, and holding an umbrella.
Comment:Anka Anastasova Karastoyanova (1860 - 1884) was daughter of Viktoria and Anastas Nikolov Stojanović/Karastoyanov.
Date:Not before 1871, Not after 1877
Creator:Stojanović/Karastoyanov, Anastas Nikolov, (Court photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 100mm x 60mm
Image: 88mm x 53mm
Format:Carte de visite
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:210 Records > 215 Photography
300 Adornment
290 Clothing
550 Individuation and Mobility > 551 Personal Names
550 Individuation and Mobility > 554 Status, Role, and Prestige
890 Gender Roles and Issues
Bibliography:Simeonova, Ruzha, Iz CV-to na balgarskata fotografia. Source:
Copyright:Национална Библиотека "Св. св. Кирил и Методий"
Archive:St. Cyril and St. Methodius National Library, Inv. No.: C 1359
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Anelia Kassabova