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Studio portrait of Hristo Danov

Studio portrait of Hristo Danov, © St. Cyril and St. Methodius National LibraryenlargeStudio portrait of Hristo Danov, © St. Cyril and St. Methodius National Library


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Object:Studio portrait of Hristo Danov
Description:Vignetted head and shoulder shot of a man in a suit. Verso: hand-written signature, date and dedication in Bulgarian: "As a keepsake to my friend At. Iliev."
Comment:Hristo Gruev Danov (1828 – 1911) was a Bulgarian teacher and book publisher of the Bulgarian National Revival who is regarded as the father of organized book publishing in the Bulgarian lands. He was also a politician, member of the Eastern Rumelia Regional Assembly. Between February 1, 1897 and July 2, 1899, he was Mayor of Plovdiv.
Creator:Karastoyanov, Dimitar Anastasov, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 140mm x 88mm
Image: 121mm x 83mm
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:200 Communication > 204 Press
210 Records > 214 Publishing
290 Clothing
530 Arts > 5310 Verbal Arts
550 Individuation and Mobility > 551 Personal Names
550 Individuation and Mobility > 554 Status, Role, and Prestige
570 Interpersonal Relations
630 Territorial Organisation
640 State
650 Government Activities
Copyright:Национална Библиотека "Св. св. Кирил и Методий"
Archive:St. Cyril and St. Methodius National Library, Inv. No.: C II 1393
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Anelia Kassabova