Ekaterina Petrovna Lachinova (Shelashnikova) (1813-1896)

Russian writer, author of the book “Tricks on Caucasus” published under pseudonym E. Hamar – Dabanov. She had the opportunity to get acquainted with the live of the Russian military on Caucasus being wife of the general N. E. Lachinov. The novel – pamphlet criticizing Continue Reading

Female images and descriptions as promoted by local traditions and by travel notes of foreigners in 18 and 19 century

Traveling through the Bulgarian lands in 1860-1870 the Austrian-Hungarian Felix Kanitz painted many Bulgarian women. They were portrayed in their traditional lifestyle – in farm work, rose picking and animal husbandry. Rare images are in a festive atmosphere, as they are presented by Holiday Horo engraving. Continue Reading