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Item no. P1000 (cover)

Type: cover

Country: Poland

Date of use: 25 October 1929

Business stationery (cover) used by the company P. [Piotr] LEBIEDZINSKI Sp. z ogr. odp. in Warsaw (Warszawa, Poland) "Sklad Materialow i Potrzeb dla Fotografii".
P. Lebiedzinski (1860 – 1934), chemist, entrepreneur and inventor was one of most important pioneers of Polish photochemical industry after Poland had regained independence [1918] after almost 150 years of occupation. He was the first to open photographic shop in Poland (1887) and the first to manufacture photographic paper in Poland - 1888 (the factory was later [1933] renamed "FOTON Fabryka Papierow i Artykulow Fotograficznych"). Manufacturer of cameras of own design (9 x 12 cm.“Chicago”[1895] and “Diops” [1904]). Author of numerous articles on photography and on photographic chemistry, co-editor of Polish photographic monthly journal “Fotograf warszawski”.

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