Glass Plates Series [Late 19th - Mid 20th Century]

Digital copies of late 19th to mid 20th century photographs taken as part of ethnographic, historical and artistic research. Photographic subjects include architecture, clothing and costume, traditional industry and agriculture, Bulgarian material culture (including examples of pottery, tools and utensils), landscapes, weddings, traditional music and dances, landscapes and portrait photographs of local peoples.

The majority of the photographers are unidentified. The photographs were taken in Bulgaria, and in areas which today are part of Macedonia and Greece; the following districts are featured: Tutrakan, Sofia, Stara Zagora, Kazanluk, Plovdiv, Radomir, Dedeagach, Smolian, Gabrovo, Asenovgrad, Iambol, Dranovo, Shumen, Varna, Ohrid, Trun, Elkovo, Samokov, Pazardhzik, Shopije, and the Rodopi Mountains.

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  • Bulgarian culture

    File Ref: EAP103/1/3/1
    Photographs depicting Bulgarian culture from Bulgaria and Macedonia. Date(s): Early 20th century. Creator(s): Unknown. Extent: 132 photos. Copy process: scanned. ...
  • Bulgarian culture

    File Ref: EAP103/1/3/2
    Photographs depicting Bulgarian culture. Date(s): Early 20th century. Creator(s): multiple photographers. Extent: 149 photos. Copy process: scanned. ...
  • Bulgarian material culture

    File Ref: EAP103/1/3/3
    Photographs depicting material culture from Bulgaria and Macedonia. Date(s): Early 20th century. Creator(s): Unknown. Extent: 165 photos. Copy process: scanned. ...
  • Bulgarian material culture

    File Ref: EAP103/1/3/4
    Photographs depicting Bulgarian material culture. Date(s): Early 20th century. Creator(s): multiple photographers. Extent: 136 photos. Copy process: scanned. ...
  • Bulgarian material culture

    File Ref: EAP103/1/3/5
    Photographs depicting Bulgarian material culture. Date(s): Late 19th to Early 20th century. Creator(s): multiple photographers. Extent: 136 photos. Copy process: scanned. ...
  • Bulgarian culture

    File Ref: EAP103/1/3/6
    Photographs depicting Bulgarian culture. Date(s): Late 19th to Early 20th century. Creator(s): Unknown. Extent: 123 photos. Copy process: scanned. ...
  • Bulgarian traditional culture

    File Ref: EAP103/1/3/7
    Photographers depicting Bulgarian traditional culture. Date(s): Early 20th century. Creator(s): Unknown. Extent: 127 photos. Copy process: photo treatment and scanned. ...
  • Bulgarian traditional and modern culture

    File Ref: EAP103/1/3/8
    Photographs depicting Bulgarian traditional and modern culture. Date(s): Early 20th century. Creator(s): multiple photographers. Extent: 139 photos. Copy process: scanned. ...
  • Bulgarian material culture

    File Ref: EAP103/1/3/9
    Photographs depicting Bulgarian material culture. Date(s): Late 19th to Early 20th century. Creator(s): multiple photographers. Extent: 128 photos. Copy process: scanned. ...
  • Bulgarian material culture

    File Ref: EAP103/1/3/10
    Photographs depicting Bulgarian material culture. Date(s): Late 19th to Early 20th century. Creator(s): multiple photographers. Extent: 139 photos. Copy process: scanned. ...
  • Bulgarian material culture

    File Ref: EAP103/1/3/11
    Photographs depicting material culture from Central and Eastern Bulgaria. Date(s): Early 20th century. Creator(s): Unknown. Extent: 113 photos. Copy process: scanned. ...
  • Bulgarian material culture

    File Ref: EAP103/1/3/12
    Photographs depicting material culture from Bulgaria and Macedonia. Date(s): Early 20th century. Creator(s): Unknown. Extent: 111 photos. Copy process: scanned. ...
  • Bulgarian culture

    File Ref: EAP103/1/3/13
    Photographs depicting Bulgarian culture from different parts of the Balkans. Date(s): Early 20th century. Creator(s): Unknown. Extent: 112 photos. Copy process: photo treatment, scanned and Adobe Photoshop treatment. ...
  • Bulgarian material culture from different country parts

    File Ref: EAP103/1/3/14
    Photographs depicting Bulgarian material culture from different country parts. Date(s): Early 20th century. Creator(s): Unknown. Extent: 121 photos. Copy process: photo treatment, scanned and Adobe Photoshop treatment. ...
  • Bulgarian material culture

    File Ref: EAP103/1/3/15
    Photographs depicting material culture from Bulgaria and Macedonia. Date(s): Early 20th century. Creator(s): Unknown. Extent: 104 photos. Copy process: scanned. ...