Photographs from The Digital Library of Bulgaria

The Photo/Portraits Collection of the Bulgarian Historical Archives presents digitized photographs and postcards from the period of the Bulgarian Revival and the first years after the Liberation of Bulgaria (1878).

There are portraits of political, ecclesiastical and cultural figures. The collection includes historical events and places, views from Bulgarian and foreign cities. The photographs from the period after the Liberation of Bulgaria show the struggles for the national integration of the Bulgarians after the Congress of Berlin (1878), the way of life, the clothes and the economic evolution.

  • Item Type


  • Spatial Coverage

    Eastern Europe

  • Time Coverage

    19th Century