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

Tramway shed / depot

Tramway shed / depot, © Publishing house "Minalo"enlarge


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Object:Tramway shed / depot
Description:Panorama photograph of a street with different buildings in an area fenced off by a stone wall. A tramway is parked in front of one of the buildings. Two girls wearing urban clothes and summer hats are standing on the street in the foreground. One of them is holding some books, the other one a bag. Printed title in Bulgarian and French. Recto: name of the photographer and "Neubert" - probably the publisher.
Comment:On 1 December 1898 the Bulgarian capital municipality commissioned French and Belgian companies to build tram lines. Construction took place for a little more than a year, and the first tram line was inaugurated on 1 January 1901. The first depot (depicted in the photograph) was the "Klokotniza" depot.
Date:Not before 1901
Creator:Karastoyanov, Dimitar Anastasov, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 212mm x 287mm
Image: 150mm x 202mm
Format:Not specified
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:310 Exploitative Activities > 317 Special Deposits
340 Structures > 349 Miscellaneous Structures
400 Machines
480 Travel and Transportation
490 Land Transport
Copyright:Издателска къща "Минало"
Archive:Publishing house "Minalo", Inv. No.: K-18
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Anelia Kassabova