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Dósa Elek 1803-1867 | by Andrei George
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Dósa Elek 1803-1867

Photographer: Schrecker Ignaz Franz (before 1876 Schrecker Isak ) (1834-1888) had opened a photostudio in Pest before 1862. Worked there successfuly and open a second branch of its’ studio (together with Pál Ekl between 1865-1870). In 1876 he left his studio in Pest to his son Maximilian and left for Vienna where he had a studio from 1877 to 1882. Later he moved to Spa and Brussels (1876–77), Monaco (1878–79), Celje(1880) and Pola(1881). He was father of the composer Franz Schrecker (1878-1934). He left a great photographic work. During the Pest period he accomplished some famous albums, of which perhaps the most imprtant is «The Hungarian Academy Album» (Magyar Akadémiai Album), 1865 (containing 250 portraits in CDV format, of the members of the Hungarian Academy) ( see also

Date: 1865 - The CDV is similar to the portrait from«The Hungarian Academy Album» (Magyar Akadémiai Album) ( )

Location: Pest (after 1873 Budapest)

The portrayed: Dósa Elek (Marosvásárhely,1803- Pest, 1867), professor of Law, member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (Magyar Tudományos Akadémia).


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Taken on January 30, 2011