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Memorial place of Todor Kableshkov

Memorial place of Todor Kableshkov, © St. Cyril and St. Methodius National LibraryenlargeMemorial place of Todor Kableshkov, © St. Cyril and St. Methodius National Library


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Object:Memorial place of Todor Kableshkov
Description:Photograph of a glass box with a skull and crossbones, laid on a wooden stand, covered with a table cloth with a cross on it. On both sides, there are wreaths with bands, one with inscription in Bulgarian: "To the apostle and fighter Todor Kableshkov. The Plovdiv' Macedonian Society".
Comment:Todor Kableshkov (1851 - 1876) was a revolutionary and one of the leaders of the Bulgarian Anti-Ottoman April Uprising of 1876. The photograph was taken as part of the preparation for the 25th Anniversary of the April Uprising.
Date:Not before 1898, Not after 1902
Creator:Karastoyanov, Ivan Anastasov, (Court photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 150mm x 207mm
Image: 142mm x 183mm
Format:Not specified
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:340 Structures > 341 Architecture
360 Settelments > 362 Housing
360 Settelments > 369 Urban and Rural Life
650 Government Activities > 659 Miscellaneous Government Activities
660 Political Behavior > 669 Revolution
Bibliography:Kassabova, Anelia (2013): Inclusion and Exclusion: The Role of Photography in the Nation-Building Process in Bulgaria from Approximately 1860 to World War I. In: Demski, Dagnosław, Ildikó Sz. Kristóf, and Kamila Baraniecka-Olszewska (Eds.): Competing Eyes: Visual Encounters with Alterity in Central and Eastern Europe. Budapest: L‘ Harmattan, 131.
Copyright:Национална Библиотека "Св. св. Кирил и Методий"
Archive:St. Cyril and St. Methodius National Library, Inv. No.: C III 900
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Anelia Kassabova