The autochrome plates of Tadeusz Rząca. The art of colour photography - exhibition in the History of Photography Museum, Cracow, 20.11.2008-1.3.2009 Cover Image
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"Autochromy Tadeusza Rzący. Stulecie barwnej fotografii" - wystawa w Muzeum Historii Fotografii im. Walerego Rzewuskiego,20 XI 2008 - 1 III 2009
The autochrome plates of Tadeusz Rząca. The art of colour photography - exhibition in the History of Photography Museum, Cracow, 20.11.2008-1.3.2009

Author(s): Marta Miskowiec
Subject(s): Photography
Published by: Instytut Sztuki Polskiej Akademii Nauk
Keywords: photography; Polish photography; vintage photography; history of photography; old photographic technique; autochrome; Rząca; Tadeusz; photographic exhibition; Cracow; colour photogtaphy

Summary/Abstract: This is a reference to an exhibition of 60 autochromes from 193 original plates kept in the Cracow museum (ill. 41-44). Tadeusz Rząca (1868-1928) produced colour glass images from 1907. The main subjects of his photography were the city and its vicinities, Little Poland, the mountains and residents set against landscape. A larger series of pictures includes Bronowice village (now a part of Cracow), Tarnów, Kalwaria Zebrzydowska and Tatras Mountains.

  • Issue Year: 2008
  • Issue No: 17
  • Page Range: 83-91
  • Page Count: 9
  • Language: Polish