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1948: Funeral of President Edvard Beneš

Kodak Nitrate 71 shots

The whole Šechtl family, including Josef Jindřich, his son Josef and Josef's wife Marie, took photographs at the funeral of Edvard Beneš. The main photographs were taken on 6×6 cm and 9×12 cm film, the 35 mm camera shots thus were taken as a sort of backup. Josef jindřich displayed the photograph of Edvard Beneš at his studio and was selling them until his death in 1954, even illegally after the studio was nationalized.

Last updated by: Jan Hubicka (, 22-Jan-2013