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

Studio portrait of a mother with four children

Studio portrait of a mother with four children, © Anelia Alexandrova KassabovaenlargeStudio portrait of a mother with four children, © Anelia Alexandrova Kassabova


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Object:Studio portrait of a mother with four children
Description:Full length shot of a woman and four children standing next to her. The woman is sitting on a chair, wearing dark town clothes, a white high-necked blouse, dark gloves, and a hat. The children, all of whom are wearing urban clothes, are aligned according to their height: the tallest one on the left, the shortest one on the right. There are two boys wearing sailor suits, boots, and hats, one girl in a dress and an apron dress, and an infant in white urban clothes. The infant is resting his or her left arm on a small wooden chair.
Comment:Verso: hand-written dedication and date in Bulgarian: "I give the portrait of my family as a gift to my beloved brother Dimitar Apostolov / Priest Apostolov. Sofia."
Date:Not before 1900, Not after 1901.04.19
Creator:Karastoyanov, Dimitar Anastasov, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 108mm x 163mm
Image: 103mm x 147mm
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:290 Clothing
300 Adornment
550 Individuation and Mobility > 551 Personal Names
590 Familiy
590 Familiy > 594 Nuclear Family
600 Kinship > 601 Kinship Terminology
600 Kinship > 602 Kin Relationships
850 Infancy and Childhood
Copyright:Личен Архив Анелия Касабова
Archive:Anelia Alexandrova Kassabova, Inv. No.: AK_046
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Anelia Kassabova