Croatian Coat of Arms

during centuries

 

Darko Zubrinic, Zagreb, 2005

 

A detail from memorial-book of participators of the First Croatian Savings Bank general meetings 1900-1904
source: Jozo Ivanovic, Croatian State Archives, 2006, ISBN 953-6005-78-6

 


Croatian Working Society Progress (Hrvatsko Radničko Društvo Napredak), Kotor 1901
From the front cover page of Stolačko kulturno proljeće, Godišnjak za povijest i kulturu, god. VII., 2009.


Croatian tamburitza players in Kotor in 1901

 


Left half of a postcard from 1901 with Coat of Arms of United Kingdom of Croatia, Dalmatia and Slavonia

 


Ethnographic Museum Zagreb (detail from the building built in 1902-1903), architect Vjekoslav Bastl, Mažuranićev trg 14, Zagreb
with coats of arms of Croatia, Dalmatia and Slavonia

Trgovačko-obrtni muzej, a od 1919 Etnografski muzej; arhitekt Vjekoslav Bastl, Mažuranićev trg 14, Zagreb

Source of the above two photos: Vjekoslav Bastl

Trgovačko-obrtni muzej 1902.-1903., a od 1919. Etnografski Muzej u Zagrebu; pojedinost sa stropa dvorane na prvom katu


Croatian coat of arms on the main building of the Croatian Railway, Zagreb, 1903, Mihanoviceva 12

Vitezović, Croatian monthley dedicated to heraldic studies, Zagreb 1903, edited by Emilij Laszowski. Source [Galović]

 


Decorated clay furnace (detail), with the Coat of Arms of United Kingdom of Croatia, Dalmatia and Slavonia,
beginning of 20th century, town of Krapina near Zagreb


Greeting card from 1904: Hrvatska Hrvatom! (Croatia to the Croats)


Razglednica iz Zagreba upućena Milanu Šufflayu 1905., izvor [Darko Sagrak]


Razglednice Zagreba s početka 20. st. upućene Milanu Šufflayu, izvor [Darko Sagrak]

 


Diploma issued by the Union of Croatian Falcon Societies to the Crotian Falcon of Belovar, Zagreb 1906

 


Croatian Reading Room, Odzak 1906 (now in BiH)

 


Details from Hrvatsko kolo, 1906, journal published by Matica hrvatska (Matrix Croatica)



Nevio Šetić: O periodičkom tisku za hrvatsku mladež u Istri početkom XX. stoljeća [PDF], ČSP, br. 1, 249-293.

ilok
Honorable Diploma from the Exhibition of Ilok products and cattle in Zagreb in 1906

Ilok

Ilok


Flag of the University of Zagreb from 1907

 


Napredak, Hrvatski narodni kalendar za 1907., Sarajevo (detail from the cover page),
source [Maric, Pregled...]

 


Croatian coats of arms, 1907, in the Greek Catholic church of Sv. Antun Pustinjak (St. Anthony the Eremite)
in the village of Kast, Zumberak, Croatia;
many thanks to Mons. Mile Vranesic, Zeljko Pajic (Sosice Dean), Rev. Milan Stipic,
and to Mr. Vlatko Bilic for useful information.


Very nice Coat of Arms of Zumberak


 


A small barrel for wine with Croatian coat of arms, 1907, Zumberak, Museum of the Basilian Nunnery in Sosice

 


The town of Karlovac and its Korana river spa,
(coat of arms of the town of Karlovac on the front page)
printed in Zagreb, 1908.

 


Cup with Croatian coat of arms, 19th century

 


Picture of Josip (Joseph) Mikulec in possession of Dr. Ante Cuvalo, Chicago


A detail on his breast: Croatian Coat of Arms

Croatian adventurer Josip (Joseph) Mikulec set out to circumnavigate the globe on foot in the span of five years. 
With the start of this journey he became a perpetual wanderer. 
Mostly hiking, he traveled the world some 28 years and achieved a degree of fame 
for having collected more than 30,000 autographs of world-famous people.


Joseph Mikulec with Croatian Coat of Arms.

 


Croatia Coat of Arms carved in stone 1909, in the village of Višnjica of the Ledinac parish, south of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Carved by Ivan Zadro according to the sketch of his brother Nikola Zadro, professor of history in Banja Luka and in Zagreb.
Source of the photo Milka Tica: Stećci od Zgošće do Ledinca, naklada Jurčić, Zagreb 2011.  Many thanks to prof. Milka Tica for permission.


Croatian Bokelj Music in 1910 in Kotor (source: Milos Milosevic, Tripo Schubert: Tri hrvatska glazbenika i skladatelja, Hrvatska revija, 2, Zagreb 2007, pp. 49-58)

 


Croatian Educational Society "Zrinski - Frankopan", Hrvatski prosvjetni klub "Zrinski - Frankopan"
St. Louis, Missouri, USA, founded in 1910, photo from 1918.
Note the young tamburitzans and the Croatian flag on the right.

 


Society "Ljudevit Gaj" in Rijeka and Susak (detail), 1910

 


Zagreb, 1910. Notice the flag Zagrebacke gospodje - Zagreb Ladies.
Kept in the Zagreb City Museum

 


Nevio Šetić: O periodičkom tisku za hrvatsku mladež u Istri početkom XX. stoljeća [PDF], ČSP, br. 1, 249-293.


The First Zagreb Fair, 1910, one of the earliest ones in Europe.


Jeka (Echo), Croatian emigrant calendar 1910. Source [Carmen Verlichak Vrljičak, Hrvati u Argentini, p 56]

 


Sports society Croatian Falcon (Hrvatski sokol), Krapina, 1911,
on the occasion of blessing of the flag of the society (detail)

 


Honorary diploma of the Croatian Falcon Society from 1911. On the left below the City of Dubrovnik.
Kept in the Zagreb City Museum.

 


A detail from the title page of Vjekoslav Klaic's "Povjest Hrvata" (History of the Croats), Zagreb, 1911


2nd All Falcon Meeting in Zagreb 1911


2nd All Falcon Meeting in Zagreb 1911

 


Zemljopisni atlas (Geographical atlas), Zagreb 1912

 


The Karlovac Water Supply, 1914

 


National Gazette, New York, 1908
(the first Croatian daily newspaper in America; Croatian coat of arms on the right)

 


Application for membership in Croatian Community of Illinois, USA, 1911

 


Zora - The Dawn, Croatian newspaper in Australia, Auckland, 1914

 


A painting of the Liverpool camp in Australia by a Croatian intenee during his internement there in 1916, ie in the course the First World War. Coats of arms represent Dalmatia, Croatia and Bosnia, with the text below "Zivila Hrvatska" (Long live Croatia). Potos from [Sutalo, pp 70-71]


Australia, 1916

 
Hrvatsko kulturno društvo Napredak (Croatian Cultural Society Progress) from the village of Gornja Lastva
in Boka kotorska, 1919


Kolendar (Calender), New York, issued by Croatian printing and publishing company,1921

 


University Library, Zagreb, built in 1913,
now Croatian State Archives

 


University Library, Zagreb, built in 1913,
now Croatian State Archives (HDA); a detail from the main hall (with kind permission of HDA)


Ivo Kerdić: Medal of the Society of Hrvatski Sokol (Croatian Falcon) 1914.


Ivo Kerdić: Medal of Croatian Home-Guard, 1915 (Hrvatska domobranska pješadija, 26. pukovnija)

 


Calendar from 1917, kept in the City Museum of Zagreb.

 
Dol na Hvaru (Dol on the island of Hvar), Croatia, a monument to the victims of the First World War.
Photo by A. Orsini, source Mladen Klemenčić




University of Zagreb Medical School, Department of anatomy


Flag of the Croatian Educational Catholic Female Society
(Hrvatsko prosvjetno katoličko žensko društvo) in Karlovac, 1919,
See Lucija Benyovsky: Društvo Katarina grofica Zrinski, Hrvatska revija, no. 3, 2007, 86-100


Napredak, Hrvatski narodni kalendar za 1922., Sarajevo (a detail from the cover page),
source [Maric, Pregled...]


Hrvatski dom (Croatian House) 1925 in the town of Kostajnica near Zagreb.

Amblem of Kostajnica 1925 containing Croatian Coat of Arms.

Hrvatski dom in Kostajnica.
Many thanks to dr. Vladimir Kodžić, Kostajnica, and to Mr. Stjepan Bobeta, Zagreb.

 


Competition of Croatian Falcon Societies in Zagreb (Hrvatski sokol), 1925


Ivo Kerdić: Medal of Hrvatski Sokol (Croatian Falcon), 1925


Ivo Kerdić, distinguished Croatian sculpturor: Medal for the Croatian Falcon, representing Croatian King Tomislav from 925 AD (on the occasion of 1000 years), 1925

 


Stjepan Radic on a scarf from 1920s

 


From the funeral of Stjepan Radic, 1928, Zagreb, assassinated in the Parliament of Yugoslavia in Belgrade

 


Diploma issued by the Croatian Falcon Federation to the Coratian Falcon Society in Bjelovar, Zagreb 1925

 


Coat of Arms of Dr. Gjuro Kumicic, 1926, by the rescript of the Brothers of Croatian Dragon.
Left below in the flag is the mountain of Sisol in Istria, in South-West of Croatia.
Kept in the City Museum of Zagreb

 


Badge of Hrvatski sokol in Ilok (Croatian Falcon in Ilok, sports society), 1906-1926, disappeared from the Museum of the town of Ilok during the Serbian 1991-1997 occupation of this Croatian town on Danube river. Source: Museum of the town of Ilok.

 


Logo of Matica hrvatska (Matrix Croatica) in 1927


Ivo Kerdić: Medal of Ksaver Šandor Đalski, Croatian writer, 1927

 


A badge of Croatian Reading Room in Začretje (Sveti Križ near Zagreb), 1878-1928

 


Ivo Kerdić: Medal of Croatian politician Stjepan Radić, made on the occasion of his assassination 
in the Yugoslav parliament in Belgrade in 1928.


Hrvatski sokol (Croatian Falcon Sports Society), city of Karlovac, 1929

 
Hrvatski sokol (Croatian Falcon) Osijek, 1929, source


Hrvatsko kulturno društvo "Napredak" 1902.-1927.


Napredak, Hrvatski narodni kalendar za 1929., Sarajevo (a detail from the cover page),
source [Maric, Pregled...]

 


Varaždinske vijesti

 


Flag of the Brethren of the Croatian Dragon (Družba braće hrvatskog zmaja), Zagreb, 1930
Croatian History Museum


Coat of Amrs of the Brethren of the Croatian Dragon (Družba braće hrvatskog zmaja)


Amblem of the Druzba hrvatskog zmaja (Brethern of Croatian Dragon) in their building in Zagreb (Kamenita vrata), founded in 1905


A detail from the tree of Croatian Nobility within Družba hrvatskog zmaja (Brethern of Croatian Dragon)


1910


1916


1919


1929


1920


1928


Hrvatska Žena (Croatian Woman) society, Branch 1 of Chicago founded on January 27, 1929. Another 18 branches 
were founded throughout the United States supporting churches, schools, charities and cultural programs as well as the 
American military during World War II. Source Vladimir Novak.


Hrvatska žena, ustrojena 27. siječnja 1929, Chicago ILL.
Croatian Woman, founded on January 27, 1929, Chicago ILL., source www.cuvalo.net


Hrvatska žena, grana br. 1, Chicago, 1929-2009
Croatian Woman, branch #1, Chicago, 80th Anniversary, source www.cuvalo.net

 


Croatian Coat of Arms on a flag of the fire station in the village of Osekovo in 1930, in the region of Moslavina, west of Zagreb; 
source Mandica Svirac (ed.): Lepa ti je Moslavina, Krscanska sadasnjost, Zagreb 1998., ISBN 978-953-151-209-4


Crkva Majke Božje Sljemenske - Kraljice Hrvata, Zagreb 1932, ceiling (detail)
The church is not far from the top of the mountain of Medvednica near Zagreb.


Detail from the ceiling of the church of Majka Božja Sljemenska - Kraljice Hrvata, Zagreb, 1932.
Architect Juraj Denzler, with participation of Croatian artists: Radoje Hudoklin, Vanja Radauš, Josip Turkalj, Marta Plazzeriano, Gabrijel Stupica etc.


Majka Božja Sljemenska - Kraljica Hrvata, Zagreb 1932, a detail from the wall


Ivo Kerdić: Medal of Ivan Šarić, Archbishop of Sarajevo, 1932


From the photomonograph by Duško Kliček: I tvoj i moj Lipik: monografija grada Lipika,
Lipik 2009., ISBN 978-953-96542-3-6



Hrvatski radisa, Zlatne ruke Krizevaca, published in 1934 (from the title page)


Croatian Cultural Jubilees in the town of Vinkovci, 1937

 


Croatian coat of arms on the City Hall of the town of Trogir with two verses of Croatian Anthem,
placed in 1935, removed by fascists in 1941, placed again thirty years later in 1971,
removed in 1974, and placed again in 1990!


Trogir is one of the most beautiful Croatian cities, and under protection of UNESCO.

 
Croatian Newspaper and Croatian Venus, 1938


Croatian Peasant Society, a flag from 1938


Croatian Peasant Society, a flag from 1938

 


A detail from the building of Matica hrvatskih obrtnika (Matrix of Croatian Craftsmen), 
Zagreb, Ilica 49 (between Frankopanska street and Britanski trg), built in 1938.

 
Jozo Kljaković, distinguished Croatian painter, a fresco in Zagreb (Opatička 27)


Coat of arms of the Plemenita turopoljska općinaNoble district of Turopolje from 1938


Ive Prčić: Bunjevačke narodne pisme (Bunjevac folk poems), Subotica, 1939.


 The church of Sv. Ilija (St. Elias) in the town of Metković, Croatia, has a nice ciborium built in 1940.



During the Holy Mass in the church of Sv. Ilija (St. Elias) in Metković

The ciborium has been consecrated by Mons. Dr. Kvirin Klement Bonefačić (1870-1957),
Split-Makarska bishop, in 1940.


Ivo Kerdić: Medal of Banovina Hrvatska (Croatian Banovina), 1940.


Grb ministranata 1940, village of Čuntić, Banija, Croatia


Mila Wod (1888-1968): 641-1941, Hrvatska sveta godina - Croatian Sacred Year (medal)


Croatian Encyclopaedia
, 1938-1945, initiated by Mate Ujević,
distinguished Croatian lexicographer, containing the ligature HE (Hrvatska Enciklopedija)


Coat of arms of the Independent State of Croatia (1941-1945)


Coat of arms of the Socialist Republic of Croatia during the ex-Yugoslav communist period

 

K. Kreković, sljubljeni hrvatski i peruanski grb

Autograph of Kristian Krekovic, pintor croata-peruano,
with Croatian and Peruvian coats of arms


Coat of Arms of Kristian Krekovic, composed of centuries old Coats of Arms of Bosnia (lily) and Croatia.
Peruvian Coat of Arms is under them. Painted in 1952 during his sojourn in Peru.


Kristian Kreković's autoportrait from 1950, made in Cuzco in Peru, the old capital of Inca Empire.

 


A detail from a ceremonial curtain of the Croatian National Theatre, Zagreb, by Krsto Hegedusic, 1969

 


Coat of arms of the Republic of Croatia (1991) and of the town of Vukovar

 


A detail from a ceremonial curtain of the Croatian National Theatre, Zagreb, by Ivan Rabuzin


One of our best theoretical physicists was Gaja Alaga (1924-1988), member of the Croatian Nobility from Backa and Bunjevci Croat.


Professor Gaja Alaga, distinguished theoretical physicist, on the left, a member of the Croatian Nobility. 
Source www.knjiznica.phy.hr
He worked not only in Zagreb, but also at the Niels Bohr Institute in Copenhagen, Berkeley, Ludwig-Maximilians University in Munich etc. In 1955, 
in cooperation with K. Alder from Switzerland, A. Bohr from Denmark and B. Mottelson from the USA, 
he discovered the so called K-selection rules and intensity rules for beta and gamma transitions in deformed nuclei.

 


Christmas 1991
Charles Billich, see source

 


Zid boli (Wall of Pain) in Zagreb

 

From the Memorial room dedicated to Croatian defenders of the city of Dubrovnik (the room is in the very centre of Dubrovnik, within the Sponza palace):

 

Memorial room of Croatian defenders of Dubrovnik

 

Memorial room of Croatian defenders of Dubrovnik

 

Memorial room of Croatian defenders of Dubrovnik

 


 


Goran Ivanisevic, with Croatian Coat of Arms, early 1990s,
during the most brutal Greater-Serbian attacks on Croatia

 

Storm Operation, 4-8 August 1995

liberation of parts of Croatia,
in particular of Lika and Knin, from Greater-Serbian occupation

ensuring safe connection between Zagreb, Zadar, Sibenik, Split, Dubrovnik,...


liberation of Knin,
Croatian town which never in history was a part of the so called Krajina

deblocade of the town of Bihac in BiH,
preventing the tragedy greater than that of Srebrenica in 1995

 


A stamp issued on the occasion of liberation of the Croatian town of Knin
during the Storm operation in 1995.

 


 


From the 2005 burial of Croatian defenders of the city of Vukovar, killed in 1991.
The women in the middle burried the two arms of her husband.
(copyright by Julija Vojkovic)

 


 


Don Petar Vuletic, Catholic priest, painter and poet, worked among Croats in Los Angeles (died in 1998).
This portrait made by Srecko Kriste is kept in Ravno, in Eastern Herzegovina, not far from Dubrovnik.

 


 

 

Winners of 2005 Davis Cup: Ivo Karlovic, Goran Ivanisevic, Nikola Pilic, Mario Ancic, Ivan Ljubicic (photo by Associated Press)
Croatian team won the 2005 Davis Cup Tournament in the final match with Slovakia in Bratislava.
This is one of the greatest achievements in the history of Croatian sport.

 

Janica Kostelic
Janica Kostelic,
winning the 2006 Women Alpine Ski World Cup super-G race in Bad Kleinkircheheim
(photo by Ruters/Calle Teornstroem)

 


Glen Boss with Croatian Coat of Arms, riding on the famous mare Makybe Diva, owned by Tony Santic, Australia
Photo by Wayne Taylor

 


David Diehl, New York Giants, 2008, photo from CROWN

 

 


Ivan Šarić, world chess champion for 2008 under the age of 18,
with Croatian Coat of Arms

 

Kimono Croatia worn in honour of Croatian ambassador Stambuk's birthday

Tokamachi factor, a paradigm for Japan-Croatia emotional attachement

The winning silk kimono named Croatia has been made in Tokamachi in the memory of the Croatian national football team's presence during the World Cup 2002 in Japan. The Mayor's daughter has worn it for the Croatian ambassador's birthday.

 


For more details see Kimono Croatia

Photo by the courtesy of Dr. Drago Štambuk, ambassador of the Republic of Croatia in Japan.

 


Ivan Mestrovic's St. Jerome in front of the Croatian Embassy, Washington DC, USA

 


Cravate, photo from www.croata.hr

 


Grb Primorsko-Goranske županije

 


Croatian Parliament - Hrvatski Sabor, Zagreb
with an old Croatian coat of arms


Coat of arms of the Republic of Croatia, description

 

Croatia - its History, Culture and Science