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Portrait of Nikola Karastoyanov

Portrait of Nikola Karastoyanov, © St. Cyril and St. Methodius National LibraryenlargePortrait of Nikola Karastoyanov, © St. Cyril and St. Methodius National Library


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Object:Portrait of Nikola Karastoyanov
Description:Head and shoulder shot of a man in urban clothes with traditional elements and a fur cap.
Comment:Nikola Karastoyanov (1778 - 1874) was a printer, publisher and bookseller, xylographer and engraver on copperplate. Father of the photographer Anastas Nikolov Stojanović/Karastoyanov.
Date:Not after 1874
Country:Ottoman Empire
Creator:Stojanović/Karastoyanov, Anastas Nikolov (probably), (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 96mm x 59mm
Image: 92mm x 52mm
Format:Carte de visite
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:210 Records > 213 Printing
210 Records > 214 Publishing
210 Records > 218 Writing and Printing Supplies
290 Clothing
530 Arts > 5310 Verbal Arts
550 Individuation and Mobility > 551 Personal Names
550 Individuation and Mobility > 554 Status, Role, and Prestige
Bibliography:Simeonova, Ruzha, Iz CV-to na balgarskata fotografia. Source:
Parvanova, Mariyana (2010): Neizvestno za izvestni balgarski rodove. Vol. 3, Sofia: Iztok-Zapad, 205.
Copyright:Национална Библиотека "Св. св. Кирил и Методий"
Archive:St. Cyril and St. Methodius National Library, Inv. No.: C 1655
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Anelia Kassabova