Wojciech Migacz. Self-portrait

Wojciech Migacz1902

The State Ethnographic Museum in Warsaw

The State Ethnographic Museum in Warsaw

Glass negatve plates were signed by hand before the emulsion dried. Retouch is sometimes visible on certain negatives, done by Migacz himself before he produced the prints (eg. the self-portrait of Migacz).

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  • Title: Wojciech Migacz. Self-portrait
  • Creator: Wojciech Migacz
  • Creator Death Date: 1944
  • Manufacturer: Wojciech Migacz (1874-1944) was born in village of Gostwica in District of Nowy Sącz. He was distinguished character against his community. He was occupied with farming, turnery, wood-carving, and social activity as well. Between 1895 and 1940 he took photographs of his family, his village and the area with self-made camera.
  • Date Created: 1902
  • Location Created: Gostwica - Małopolska region, Poland
  • Physical Dimensions: 9 cm x 12 cm
  • Type: negative, plate glass
  • Medium: black and white photpgraph, gelatin silver process


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