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Greetings from Sofia

Greetings from Sofia, © St. Cyril and St. Methodius National LibraryenlargeGreetings from Sofia, © St. Cyril and St. Methodius National Library


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Object:Greetings from Sofia
Description:A postcard with two photographs with printed titles - on the left there is a half-portrait of a man in military uniform with insignia of honour with the title written in Bulgarian "His Majesty Supremeness the Lord". On the right: a photograph of a building with a park around it and a fountain in front of it with the title written in Bulgarian and French: "The Prince's Palace".
Comment:Ferdinand I. born Ferdinand Maximilian Karl Leopold Maria of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha-Koháry, was the ruler of Bulgaria from 1887 to 1918, first as Knyaz (Prince regnant, 1887–1908) and later as Tsar (1908–1918). The building is the Prince' Palace in Sofia.
Date:Not before 1908, Not after 1918
Creator:Karastoyanov, Ivan Anastasov, (Photographer)
Publisher:I. A. Karastoyanov
Dimensions:Artefact: 84mm x 132mm
Image: 60mm x 40 / 60 x 77mm
Format:Not specified
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:200 Communication > 205 Mail
290 Clothing
300 Adornment
340 Structures
360 Settelments > 369 Urban and Rural Life
550 Individuation and Mobility > 551 Personal Names
550 Individuation and Mobility > 554 Status, Role, and Prestige
640 State
Copyright:Национална Библиотека "Св. св. Кирил и Методий"
Archive:St. Cyril and St. Methodius National Library, Inv. No.: C I 668
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Anelia Kassabova