Šechtl & Voseček: A History of the Studio

Marie Šechtlová
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A selection of photographs spanning the history of the Šechtl
& Voseček photographic studio from the archive held by the
Šechtl & Voseček Museum of Photography. The history of this
studio, the longest running private photographic studio in Bohemia,
dates back to 1865, and spans three generations of the Šechtl
family. The studio was located in Tábor, Czech Republic. The
booklet contains 40 reproductions of rare photographs dated between
1864 and the 1980s, a history of the studio, brief biographies of
the photographers, information about the Šechtl & Voseček
Museum, and the project of digitizing its historical archive. In
both Czech and English.
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About the author

Šechtl's photographic studio was founded in 1865 by Ignác Šechtl (alias Schächtl). He was followed by Josef Jindřich Šechtl, Josef Šechtl and Marie Šechtlová. Thematically rich photo-archive of hundreds of thousands negatives and vintage photos was preserved. It constains, for example, studio works (portraits and group pictures), pictures of memorable places, fine art photography, photo-journalism as well as snapshots (street photography).

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Marie Šechtlová
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Published on
Dec 31, 2009
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Photography / Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions / General
Photography / History
Photography / Individual Photographers / General
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