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Ignacy Krieger studio (Krakow, Poland)
Studio portrait of a Polish man, standing, leaning on a fence, smoking a pipe, pictured in front of a painted backdrop.
Carte de visite
Pitt Rivers Museum
Joan Evans - Donated August 1941, 1941.8.161
Ignacy Krieger studio (Krakow, Poland), labelled 'J. Krieger'
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]