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Louis Prang

 (1823 - 1909)
Louis Prang was active/lived in Massachusetts, New York, California / Germany.  Louis Prang is known for lithography, inventions.

Biography   Louis Prang

Louis Prang was a foremost lithographer and publisher in New York City from the mid to the end of the 19th Century.  Born in Breslau, Germany to a father who was a calico printer, he was an apprentice to his father during his teen-age years and then spent five years as a journeyman, learning printing and dyeing and living in Austria, France and England.  However, Prang's liberal political vliews caused him to be deported by the Prussian government during the Revolution of 1848, and fled via Bohemia and Switzerland to get to America.

In 1850, Prang went to Boston, having stopped briefly in New York City, and became a publisher and taught himself wood engraving.  In 1856, he turned to lithography in partnership   ...  Displaying 750 of 2657 characters.

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