Konrad Brandel 1838-1920 is a monograph dedicated to one of the most distinguished Polish photographers, an inventor, a press photographer, cooperating with illustrated weekly magazines, and a late-19th century chronicler of Warsaw. He went down in the history of Polish photography as the inventor of a camera known as the photo-revolver which changed the photographic game. Brandel was the first photographer to publish wall calendars. He was the forerunner of photography documenting diseases and medical conditions. He was also the first to receive the title of Imperial Photographer of the University of Warsaw. As a prize-winning photographer in European exhibitions, he joined the judging panel in the first important photography exhibition in 1901. Apart from Brandel’s photographs, the album contains an essay on the photographer, his life and career timeline collated with world events related to the development of photography.
Author: Danuta Jackiewicz
Series: The Photographers of Warsaw
Softback, 148 pages, Published in 2015
Price: PLN 49,00
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