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Students and teachers from the First Girls' High School in Sofia

Students and teachers from the First Girls' High School in Sofia, © St. Cyril and St. Methodius National LibraryenlargeStudents and teachers from the First Girls' High School in Sofia, © St. Cyril and St. Methodius National Library

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Object:Students and teachers from the First Girls' High School in Sofia
Description:Full length studio photograph of a seated young woman in urban clothes with a light blouse and a man in a dark suit, surrounded by a large group of sitting and standing girls, all in urban clothes, mostly with gymslips. A painted canvas backdrop is creating the illusion of a veranda with greenery.
Comment:The First Girls' High School in Sofia was established in 1879. In 1904, the curricula of the Girls' and the Boys' High Schools were equalized. The Second Girls' High School opened its doors in 1896/1897; in 1901, the Third Girls' High School was established.
Date:Not before 1888
Location:Sofia
Country:Bulgaria
Type:Photograph
Creator:Karastoyanov, Ivan Anastasov, (Court photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 261mm x 307mm
Image: 152mm x 209mm
Format:Not specified
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:290 Clothing
300 Adornment
850 Infancy and Childhood
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 505
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Anelia Kassabova
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