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

Old baths

Old baths, © Institute for Ethnology and Folklore Studies with Ethnographic Museum - AEIM, BASenlarge


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Object:Old baths
Description:Panorama photograph of a two-storied round stone building without windows and some men in urban and rural clothes standing near it. One of the men is holding a boy by the hand. In the background a second identical round building and a shelter can be seen. Hand-written inscriptions in Bulgarian and French: "Le bains au village Lidjene. / (Cepino) / Département de Tat. Bazardjik."
Comment:The name of the village Ludzhene is derived from the Turkish word "ılıca" - bath. In 1948 Ludzhene and the villages Kamenitsa and Chepino were united in the town of Velingrad.
Location:Ludzhene (Velingrad)
Creator:Karastoyanov, Ivan Anastasov, (Court photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 330mm x 380mm
Image: 170mm x 227mm
Format:Not specified
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:290 Clothing
310 Exploitative Activities > 312 Water Supply
340 Structures
360 Settelments
510 Living Standards and Routines > 515 Personal Hygiene
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 350
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Anelia Kassabova