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

The National Theatre

The National Theatre, © Publishing house "Minalo"enlarge


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Object:The National Theatre
Description:Panorama photograph of a neoclassical building. Some people in urban clothes are in the streets. Title in Bulgarian and French.
Comment:The building of Bulgaria's National Theatre, designed by Viennese theatre architects Hermann Helmer and Ferdinand Fellner, was finished in 1906 and opened on 3 January 1907. The building was extensively damaged by a fire in 1923 during an anniversary celebration, but was reconstructed in 1929 by German architect Martin Dülfer. Recto in the lower left corner: "Neubert" - probably the publisher. In the lower right corner: stamp with the name of the photographer.
Date:Not before 1907
Creator:Karastoyanov, Dimitar Anastasov, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 167mm x 223mm
Image: 150mm x 204mm
Format:Not specified
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:180 Total Culture
290 Clothing
330 Building and Construction
340 Structures
360 Settelments
370 Energy and Power
530 Arts > 536 Drama
640 State > 648 International Relations
Bibliography:"Sofia v nashite spomeni" (1978). In: Balgarsko Foto, Vol. 4: 29.
Copyright:Издателска къща "Минало"
Archive:Publishing house "Minalo", Inv. No.: K-13
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Anelia Kassabova