Chronology of events in the history of photography in the Czech lands till 1918.

Brorsena’s astronomical observatory on a pannotype

Antonín Chramosta (1811-1898), a bookbinder and bookseller in Žamberk, photographed the local J. Ch. A. Brorsena’s astronomical observatory. The picture, preserved on a pannotype, is the oldest of its type in Bohemia.

A. Chramosta A. Chramosta - Hvězdárna J.Ch.A. Bronsena, 1855, pannotypie (Městské muzeum Žamberk)