1941.8.164
Polish man

Photographer: Ignacy Krieger studio (Krakow, Poland), labelled 'J. Krieger'
Date of Photo: Circa 1870
Continent: Europe
Geographical Area: Central and Eastern Europe
Country: Poland
Region/Place: Krakow
Cultural Group: European Polish
Format: Carte de Visite
Size: 92 x 56 mm
Acquisition: Joan Evans - Donated August 1941

Description

Studio portrait of a young Polish man, sitting, wearing a hat.

Research Notes

Research Notes - Ignacy Krieger (1817-1889) - who signed his cartes de visite 'J. Krieger, Krakow' - has been described as Krakow's most outstanding photographer of the mid- to late nineteenth century; his son Natan Krieger (1841-1903) also became a photographer: http://www.scheufler.cz/en-CZ/photohistory/photoarchive,people-in-poland-ca-1870,52.html (accessed 30 January 2013). [PG 30/01/2013]