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Members of the Bulgarian Esperanto Society

Members of the Bulgarian Esperanto Society, © St. Cyril and St. Methodius National LibraryenlargeMembers of the Bulgarian Esperanto Society, © St. Cyril and St. Methodius National Library

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Object:Members of the Bulgarian Esperanto Society
Description:Full length studio shot of a group of 12 men, six of them seated in a first row, six standing behind them. 11 of the men are in urban clothes, one is wearing a military uniform, holding a sword. In the center there is a small round wooden table with a newspaper and a book on it. Four of the men are wearing small five-pointed stars on their lapels. A pentacle with the inscription "Esperanto" in a circle frame is additionally putted on the photograph. A painted canvas backdrop is creating the illusion of the scene being set in a lounge.
Comment:Verso: hand-written inscription with the year and names of some of the photographed in Latin letters.
Date:1902
Location:Sofia
Country:Bulgaria
Type:Photograph
Creator:Karastoyanov, Ivan Anastasov, (Court photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 280mm x 334mm
Image: 190mm x 252mm
Format:Not specified
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:290 Clothing
300 Adornment
870 Education
890 Gender Roles and Issues
Copyright:Национална Библиотека "Св. св. Кирил и Методий"
Archive:St. Cyril and St. Methodius National Library, Inv. No.: C IV 469
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Anelia Kassabova
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