1. Register Number: 11

    2. Address: “Henry Ford” Vocational School, 8 “Haydut Sider” Str., “Ilinden” District

    3. Coordinates:

      42.711177, 23.288904

    4. Artist/Architect: Yordan Markov

    5. Type of Site: Monumental Decoration

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    8. Technique: Mosaic

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    10. Dating: 1979

    11. Monument Ownership: Public Property

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    17. Description – Analysis of the Type, Style & Iconography :
      Decorative opus tessellatum mosaic, composed of natural stone, covers two sides of the facade. The tesserae, rectangular in shape and diverse in size, showcase a palette of five colors: white (marble), dark and light grey, various shades of ochre (limestone, ecaussine, ceramics, smalt), red, and greenish umber. The mosaic is precisely arranged in a solution of mortar and cement. It also has the signature of Yordan Markov, 1979.

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    19. Condition:
      The mosaic is in stable condition. There is some surface contamination and individual tesserae are missing. An air conditioner installed on the north facade disrupts the appearance of the mosaic.

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    21. Preservation Regimes according to Bulgaria’s Cultural Heritage Act:
      This mosaic woud benefit from a cleaning, as well as surface reinforcement and replacement of the missing tesserae. In order to better present this work to the public, it is necessary to: provide for its regular maintenance and security; install lights for illumination; and add a plaque with the artist, title and year.

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