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

The "Shipka" bridge (now "Shivarov bridge")

The "Shipka" bridge (now "Shivarov bridge"), © Institute for Ethnology and Folklore Studies with Ethnographic Museum - AEIM, BASenlarge


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Object:The "Shipka" bridge (now "Shivarov bridge")
Description:Panorama photograph of a stone bridge.
Comment:The bridge was famous for a battle against the Ottoman rule, led 1856 by Captain Nikola Filipovski (1880 - 1856). The photograph was a gift to the National Ethnographic Museum from the Bulgarian Ethnographic Society (Balgarsko narodouchno druzhestvo).
Date:Not after 1909
Location:Oblast Gabrovo
Creator:Karastoyanov, Dimitar Anastasov, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 330mm x 390mm
Image: 205mm x 260mm
Format:Not specified
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:490 Land Transport > 491 Highways and Bridges
340 Structures > 341 Architecture
Copyright:Институт за етнология и фолклористика с Етнографски музей - АЕИМ, БАН
Archive:Institute for Ethnology and Folklore Studies with Ethnographic Museum - AEIM, BAS, Inv. No.: aeim 180
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Anelia Kassabova