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"On the Occasion of the Millennium of the Death of St. Methodius in Sofia, 6. of April 1885"

"On the Occasion of the Millennium of the Death of St. Methodius in Sofia, 6. of April 1885", © St. Cyril and St. Methodius National Libraryenlarge"On the Occasion of the Millennium of the Death of St. Methodius in Sofia, 6. of April 1885", © St. Cyril and St. Methodius National Library

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Object:"On the Occasion of the Millennium of the Death of St. Methodius in Sofia, 6. of April 1885"
Description:Panorama photograph of a large group of men, mostly in urban clothes, some in rural clothes; some in military uniforms, and some clergymen in Orthodox priest garbs. They are standing in front of a building adorned with festoons and wreaths, with the inscription: "Unity makes strength". On the top of the building there is a high icon of the brothers St. Cyril and St. Methodius, surrounded by four flags. On the top: printed title in Russian. On the bottom: printed inscription in Russian: "[From all] regions of Bulgaria attending the celebration."
Comment:The photograph was taken in front of the House of Parliament in Sofia. Among the photographed are Prince Alexander of Battenberg (in the center), Bishop Kliment Tarnovski, Petko Karavelov, Petko R. Slaveykov, Dragan Tsankov et al. Postcards were made from this photograph.
Date:1885.04.06
Location:Sofia
Country:Bulgaria
Type:Photograph
Creator:Karastoyanov, Dimitar Anastasov, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 311mm x 411mm
Image: 230mm x 291mm
Format:Not specified
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:290 Clothing
300 Adornment
340 Structures
550 Individuation and Mobility > 551 Personal Names
550 Individuation and Mobility > 554 Status, Role, and Prestige
640 State
650 Government Activities > 659 Miscellaneous Government Activities
890 Gender Roles and Issues
Copyright:Национална Библиотека "Св. св. Кирил и Методий"
Archive:St. Cyril and St. Methodius National Library, Inv. No.: C VIII 16
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Anelia Kassabova
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