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

Basic biographical summary of this person
Relevance of this personproprietor of lantern, slide and toy manufacturing business 
Main period of activity1870s-1910s
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.

date unknownborn atunknown location
date unknown founderSchoenner, Jean
1875founderMechanisch-optische Spielwaren-Fabrik Jean Schoenner
date unknowndied atunknown location
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Jean Schoenner, Jubiläums-Katalaog 1875-1900: Mechanisch-optische Spielwaren Fabrik (Nuremberg: Schoenner, Jean, 1900)

Lucerna ID no. 6003785Record created by Deac Rossell and Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 October 2016

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