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Person: SCHOENNER, Jean  (fl. 1870s-1910s)

Biographical summary of this person
Name
Jean SCHOENNER
Gender
male
Relevance of this person
proprietor of lantern, slide and toy manufacturing business
Main period of activity
1870s-1910s
Chronology
Date
Age
Event/activity
date unknown
born at
unknown location
1875
founder
date unknown
died at
unknown location
Texts linked to this person
Catalogue (1)

Jean Schoenner, Jubiläums-Katalaog 1875-1900: Mechanisch-optische Spielwaren Fabrik (Nuremberg: Jean Schoenner, 1900)

Short biography

Son of a Nuremberg drafting instrument maker, educated as an engineer at the major electrical firm of Schukert. Founded his own workshop 1875 specifically to make magic lanterns and model steam engines.Factory in Gostenhof also produced detailed models of contemporary machine tools, transport models and scientific instruments, including patented model printing press.

Lucerna ID  6003785

Record created by Deac Rossell and Richard Crangle. Last updated 17 December 2014

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