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The Baikove Cemetery in Kyiv. Tomb of Leon Idzikowski

1865

POLONIKA The National Institute of Polish Cultural Heritage Abroad

POLONIKA The National Institute of Polish Cultural Heritage Abroad
Warszawa, Poland

Leon Idzikowski (1827–1865) - the founder of the largest bookstore, reading room and publishing company in Kyiv. He printed, among others first editions of works by the outstanding Ukrainian composer Mykola Łysenka and Polish poets. By 1920, the publishing house had published about 8,000 titles. The Warsaw branch survived until 1944.

Details

  • Title: The Baikove Cemetery in Kyiv. Tomb of Leon Idzikowski
  • Date Created: 1865
  • Physical Location: Kyiv, Ukraine
  • Publisher: © Narodowy Instytut Polskiego Dziedzictwa Kulturowego za Granicą POLONIKA
  • Rights: photo © Bartłomiej Gutowski

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