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

Otto Bieligk's House

Otto Bieligk's House, © Publishing house "Minalo"enlarge


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Object:Otto Bieligk's House
Description:Panorama photograph of a large building in a fenced garden. A horse-drawn carriage with a coacher is parked in the street outside the building. Some men and children are standing on the pavement. Inscription printed in Bulgarian and French: "Palais de Mr. Otto Bieligk". Recto: name of the photographer and "Neubert" - probably the publisher.
Comment:Otto Bieligk was a German insurance lawyer, first general director of the Bulgarian "Balkan" Insurance Society, founded in 1895. His house, a representative building, was on "Knyaz Aleksandar Dondukov" Boulevard. In 1901 one of the first tram lines in the city was built along this street. The boulevard became a market street with a number of shops. After World War II the boulevard's appearance changed significantly.
Date:Not before 1901
Creator:Karastoyanov, Dimitar Anastasov, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 162mm x 214mm
Image: 142mm x 201mm
Format:Not specified
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:230 Animal Husbandry > 231 Domesticated Animals
290 Clothing
330 Building and Construction
340 Structures
360 Settelments
370 Energy and Power
420 Property
450 Finance > 456 Insurance
470 Business and Industrial Organization
480 Travel and Transportation
490 Land Transport > 493 Vehicles
510 Living Standards and Routines
640 State > 648 International Relations
Copyright:Издателска къща "Минало"
Archive:Publishing house "Minalo", Inv. No.: K-20
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Anelia Kassabova