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

"Bulgarian Village Priest"

"Bulgarian Village Priest", © The Austrian Museum of Folk Life and Folk Artenlarge


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Object:"Bulgarian Village Priest"
Description:Full length studio portrait of a man in dark clothes. He is wearing a long dark vestment and a clergycal hat and he is holding a chaplet in his left hand. He is standing next to an artificial rock in front of a painted canvas backdrop, which is creating the illusion of the scene being set in a natural landscape.
Comment:Positive print on archival board. Title is a translation of the given by the Austrian Museum of Folk Life and Folk Art title in German: "Bulgarischer Dorf-Pope."
Date:Not before 1878
Creator:Karastoyanov, Ivan Anastasov or Karastoyanov, Dimitar Anastasov, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Image: 139mm x 99mm
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:790 Ecclesiatical Organization > 793 Priesthood
770 Religious Beliefs > 778 Sacred Objects and Places
Copyright:Österreichisches Museum für Volkskunde
Archive:The Austrian Museum of Folk Life and Folk Art, Inv. No.: ÖMV/pos/15228
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Barbara Derler, Anelia Kassabova