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Свадбена фотографија као извор за тумачење елемената материјалне културе
Wedding Photographs as Material Elements Interpretation Source

Author(s): Vesna Dušković
Subject(s): Photography, Cultural Anthropology / Ethnology
Published by: Етнографски институт САНУ
Summary/Abstract: Wedding photographs make obligatory part of the family photo gallery. They are collected and kept in photo-albums, bearing not just the function of the document but also the ritual and the symbolic ones. They make the idealistic picture of family harmony and continuity in all of the families. For the researcher in culture they also make the unlimitted field for analysing social relations, status of the individual in the society or wedding attribute symbolism, like the clothing or the flowers. The paper presents an attempt of a shorter analises of changes in fashion and in social trends in some hundred years.

  • Page Range: 303-319
  • Page Count: 17
  • Publication Year: 2002
  • Language: Serbian