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

First photography of thew Czech Coronation Jewels

Lachmann`s carte-de-visite displaying the first photographic representation of the Crown Jewels were commisioned by the Society for the Completion of St. Vitus`s Cathedral. They promoted the Society and their sale helped raise small funds to be devoted to its reconstruction.

Jindřich Lachmann: Jindřich Lachmann: - Czech Coronation Jewels, 1868