negative(black and white)
- Museum number
Negative (black and white); numerous men gathered outdoors in front of two buildings; a young boy in the foreground; the men wear, variably, qeleshe (caps), jackets or waistcoats, brez (cloth sashes), tirce (trousers) or breeches and corapa (woolen socks) and opinga (leather shoes); Andrijevica, Montenegro (?).
- Production date
- Sep 1912
Height: 8 centimetres
Width: 13.60 centimetres
- Curator's comments
Related images: Eu-A1-1 through 827 are all the same collection.
Bibliography: This image relates to Durham's work in Balkans 1910-1913, a written account of which can be found in: Durham, M. E. 1914. "The struggle for Scutari (Turk, Slav and Albanian)". London: Edward Arnold.
PicDoc 293: The Durham list in the associated PicDoc, compiled by George Sweatman (ca 1997), bears the inscription "Arming Serbs from over the border 1912".
Production: The negative was originally housed in an glassine envelope, which bears the inscription: "69 Serbs from across the frontier (Ipek-
Berani) coming in to Andrijevtza [sic] for
rifles + ammunition. previous to
declaration of war.
- Not on display
- Remnant of adhesive on one edge of negative; upper corner, small pin hole.
Digital copy: saturation and levels adjusted.
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: Eu-A2-14 (British Museum print number)