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Engaged couple Kanchev

Engaged couple Kanchev, © National Polytechnic MuseumenlargeEngaged couple Kanchev, © National Polytechnic Museum


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Object:Engaged couple Kanchev
Description:Medium close-up profile shot of a woman in a dark urban overcoat and a wide-brimmed hat. A man wearing a military uniform and a hat with a cockade is standing next to her.
Comment:Konstantin Kanchev (1865 - unknown) was one of the first Bulgarians to fly in a hot-air balloon with Eugene Godard at the First Bulgarian International Agricultural and Industrial Fair in Plovdiv in 1892. Lieutenant Kanchev commanded the unit engaged in servicing of the balloon. Kanchev became major in 1906 and colonel in 1920.
Date:Not before 1892
Creator:Karastoyanov, Dimitar Anastasov, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 65mm x 65mm
Image: 62mm x 62mm
Format:Not specified
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:710 Military Technology > 714 Uniform and Accouterment
700 Armed Forces
590 Familiy
290 Clothing
370 Energy and Power > 372 Fire
430 Exchange > 438 Domestic Trade
430 Exchange > 439 Foreign Trade
500 Water, Air, and Space Transportation > 509 Air Transport
550 Individuation and Mobility > 551 Personal Names
Copyright:Национален Политехнически Музей
Archive:National Polytechnic Museum, Inv. No.: OF № 7533
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Anelia Kassabova