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VIF | Visualizing Family, Gender Relations and the Body. The Balkans approx. 1860-1950

Eagles' Bridge

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Object:Eagles' Bridge
Description:Panorama photograph of a bridge with four columns adorned with bronze statues of eagles and with street lights at the four corner points of the bridge. Two women in Bulgarian folk attire are standing in the foreground, some men in the background. A tramway can be seen in the middle of a tree-lined street. Title printed in Bulgarian and French: "Le Pont d'aigles."
Comment:The bridge was constructed in 1891 by Czech architect Václav Prošek, his brother Jozef, and his cousins Bohdan and Jiří, who also designed and built the similar, lion-themed "Lavov Most" in 1889.
Date:Not before 1901
Creator:Karastoyanov, Dimitar Anastasov, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 159mm x 213mm
Image: 148mm x 203mm
Format:Not specified
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:290 Clothing
330 Building and Construction
340 Structures
360 Settelments
370 Energy and Power
490 Land Transport > 491 Highways and Bridges
490 Land Transport > 497 Rail Transport
510 Living Standards and Routines
Copyright:Издателска къща "Минало"
Archive:Publishing house "Minalo", Inv. No.: K-10
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Anelia Kassabova