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Studio portrait of Todor Minkov

Studio portrait of Todor Minkov, © St. Cyril and St. Methodius National LibraryenlargeStudio portrait of Todor Minkov, © St. Cyril and St. Methodius National Library


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Object:Studio portrait of Todor Minkov
Description:Vignetted half length shot of a man in formal uniform with many insignias of honour.
Comment:Todor Nikolaev (Feodor Nikolaevic) Minkov (1830 - 1906), born in Ruse, than Ottoman Empire, was a teacher in Silistra until the Crimean War (1853 - 1856), during which he joined the Russian Army as a volunteer. After the War he settled in Nikolayev (Mykolaiv), Russian Empire, where he established the South-Slavic Boarding School and was an active participant in the life of Bulgarian emigration in the Russian Empire.
Date:Not before 1892, Not after 1900
Creator:Karastoyanov, Dimitar Anastasov, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 172mm x 85mm
Image: 150mm x 78mm
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:160 Demography > 167 External Migration
300 Adornment
550 Individuation and Mobility > 551 Personal Names
550 Individuation and Mobility > 554 Status, Role, and Prestige
640 State > 648 International Relations
710 Military Technology > 714 Uniform and Accouterment
720 War
870 Education
Copyright:Национална Библиотека "Св. св. Кирил и Методий"
Archive:St. Cyril and St. Methodius National Library, Inv. No.: C V 68
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Anelia Kassabova