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

The National Bank

The National Bank, © Publishing house "Minalo"enlarge


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Object:The National Bank
Description:Panorama photograph of a street with tramlines and two-storey buildings, some of which are flying flags. A horse-drawn carriage is going down the centre street and two more can be seen on the right and in the background. People in urban clothes are walking in the street and on the pavements. A woman is holding an open parasol. Recto: name of the photographer and "Neubert" - probably the publisher.
Comment:The Bulgarian National Bank was founded in 1879 by the temporary Russian government (1877 - 1879). The first building of the Bulgarian National Bank, depicted on this postcard, was on 12 "Alexander I" Street.
Date:Not before 1901
Creator:Karastoyanov, Dimitar Anastasov, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 170mm x 219mm
Image: 151mm x 202mm
Format:Not specified
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:290 Clothing
330 Building and Construction
340 Structures
360 Settelments
370 Energy and Power
430 Exchange > 438 Domestic Trade
450 Finance
490 Land Transport > 493 Vehicles
640 State
Copyright:Издателска къща "Минало"
Archive:Publishing house "Minalo", Inv. No.: K-17
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Anelia Kassabova