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Princess Maria Louise in Bulgarian folk attire

Princess Maria Louise in Bulgarian folk attire, © Publishing house "Minalo"enlargePrincess Maria Louise in Bulgarian folk attire, © Publishing house "Minalo"


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Object:Princess Maria Louise in Bulgarian folk attire
Description:Full length outdoor shot of a girl wearing traditional attire, a kerchief, and traditional peasant shoes (tsarvuli). She is holding a flower.
Comment:The children of King Boris III (30 January 1894 – 28 August 1943), Tsar of Bulgaria 1918 - 1943. In 1930 Boris married Giovanna Elisabetta Antonia Romana Maria, the fourth child of King Victor Emmanuell III of Italy and they had two children: Princess Maria Louise (born 13 January 1933, Sofia) and Simeon (born 16 June 1937, Sofia).
Date:Not before 1939
Creator:Karastoyanov, Bogdan Dimitrov, (Court photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 139mm x 86mm
Image: 131mm x 80mm
Format:Not specified
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:290 Clothing
300 Adornment
360 Settelments > 369 Urban and Rural Life
590 Familiy
550 Individuation and Mobility > 551 Personal Names
550 Individuation and Mobility > 554 Status, Role, and Prestige
640 State
850 Infancy and Childhood
860 Socialization
890 Gender Roles and Issues
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, 138.
Copyright:Издателска къща "Минало"
Archive:Publishing house "Minalo", Inv. No.: K-8_4
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Anelia Kassabova