Vasil Levski in the Photo Studio of Carol Popp De Szathmari Cover Image

Левски във фотографскoто ателие на Карол Поп Де Сатмари
Vasil Levski in the Photo Studio of Carol Popp De Szathmari

Author(s): Grigor Grigorov
Subject(s): History, Social Sciences, Education, Ethnohistory, History of ideas, Social history, Modern Age, Adult Education, 18th Century, Inclusive Education / Inclusion
Published by: Национално издателство за образование и наука „Аз-буки“
Keywords: Vasil Levski; Carol Popp de Szathmari; photography; portrait; uniform
Summary/Abstract: This text и an analysis of the photo of Vasil Levski in a hussar uniform from 1869, which was taken in Bucharest in the photo studio of Carol Popp de Szathmari, who was a famous Hungarian painter and photographer working in Romania. The text includes the rich biography of Szathmari, as a painter, traveler and the first photographer in Bucharest and the first military photographer in the world. There и also a brief summary of the specifics of the portrait photography in the XIX century. The text also concentrates on the fact that the uniform and the weapon did not belong to Levski himself, but were a property of the photo studio. The Analysis of the photo includes the position of the model – a standing man, the uniform, the accessories and the interior. Another main topic of the text и the message of the photo, and the way it would had been seen in the XIX century. There и also an analogy with other portraits taken from the same photographer and in the same studio, one of which и the photo of the Romanian king, Alexandru Ion Cuza, who also has a portrait of himself in a hussar uniform.

  • Page Range: 105-117
  • Page Count: 13
  • Publication Year: 2018
  • Language: Bulgarian