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Wedding portrait of Nevyanka and Atanas Enchev

Wedding portrait of Nevyanka and Atanas Enchev, © National Polytechnic MuseumenlargeWedding portrait of Nevyanka and Atanas Enchev, © National Polytechnic Museum


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Object:Wedding portrait of Nevyanka and Atanas Enchev
Description:Half length studio photograph of a couple. The woman, wearing a light-coloured high-necked urban dress, is leaning against a man who is standing next to her in a dark suit and overcoat.
Comment:Atanas Enchev (1879 - 1948) went to high school in Russe and then studied Mathematics and Mechanical Engineering at the Imperial Institute in St. Petersburg, graduating in 1908. He became an employee at the Bulgarian Ministry of Trade, Industry and Labor and headmaster of the State High School of Mechanoelectric in Sofia (1910 - 1938). In 1911 he married Nevyanka Vasileva Todorova X After her graduation from the Royal Milan Conservatory of Music (Conservatorio di musica “Giuseppe Verdi” di Milano) and study stays in Paris and Vienna, their daughter Lyuba Encheva (1914 - 1989) became one of the most prominent Bulgarian pianists and music educators. She was a professor at the Bulgarian State Conservatory of Music (as of 1950) and guest professor at the Musashino Academia Musicae in Tokyo (1981 - 1982).
Creator:Karastoyanov, Dimitar Anastasov, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 165mm x 105mm
Image: 145mm x 102mm
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:290 Clothing > 292 Special Garments
370 Energy and Power > 377 Electric Power
550 Individuation and Mobility > 551 Personal Names
400 Machines
530 Arts > 533 Music
580 Marrige
650 Government Activities > 658 Public Education
870 Education
890 Gender Roles and Issues
Copyright:Национален Политехнически Музей
Archive:National Polytechnic Museum, Inv. No.: OF № 07517
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Anelia Kassabova