University of Basel

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

Funeral ceremony

Funeral ceremony, © Anelia Alexandrova KassabovaenlargeFuneral ceremony, © Anelia Alexandrova Kassabova


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Object:Funeral ceremony
Description:Outdoor photograph taken in front of a building. There is a large group of people of different ages, mostly men, but also some women. All of them are wearing urban clothes. They are surrounding the coffin of a man. The coffin has been lifted by some of the men in the crowd, while other men in the foreground are holding flower wreaths with dedications.
Comment:Verso: hand-written inscription with a date in Bulgarian.
Date:Not before 1886, Not after 1893.02.13
Creator:Karastoyanov, Dimitar Anastasov, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 212mm x 268mm
Image: 190mm x 232mm
Format:Not specified
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:290 Clothing
360 Settelments > 369 Urban and Rural Life
760 Death
Copyright:Личен Архив Анелия Касабова
Archive:Anelia Alexandrova Kassabova, Inv. No.: AK_023
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Anelia Kassabova