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Photo Album

1880s

Leather, gold lettering

MAA Inv. No. 10106

This photo album belonged to the family of Anastas Jovanovic. It is luxuriously made and consists of 16 pages decorated with green and gold floral ornaments. The binding, closed with a big metal buckle, is done in fine leather and decorated with gold embossed ornaments together with relief applications representing stylised floral compositions.

The album contains, beside the photos by Anastas himself, eighty photos from the most renowned local and international photographic studios from the second half of the nineteenth century. They represent members of Anastas Jovanovic's family and other eminent personages of that time, with dedications on the reverse of several photos.