The Gebethner and Wolff bookstore

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Title

The Gebethner and Wolff bookstore

Description

The entrance to No. 46 Piotrkowska Street, a building which housed many firms. On the first floor, one could find the factory warehouse for Karol Steinert cotton products as well as a local branch of the Warsaw "Daily Courier" and "Illustrated Weekly" newspapers. Besides the "Gebethner and Wolff" music bookstore outlet, the second floor boasted a warehouse selling pianos (both grand and upright) and harmoniums. The bilingual signboards advertising these businesses offer information in Polish and Russian.

Creator

Bronisław Wilkoszewski

Source

The State Archives in Łódź

Date

1899

Identifier

PL_39_596_476

Tag

bookstores; music; newspapers; commerce

Collection

Citation

Bronisław Wilkoszewski, “The Gebethner and Wolff bookstore,” Jewish Life in Interwar Łódź , accessed May 30, 2024, https://jewish-lodz.iu.edu/items/show/1940.