This collection contains photographs, correspondence, and articles of Dr. Lodewyk Bendikson (1875-1953), director of the
Department of Photographic Reproductions at the Huntington Library in San Marino, California,
chronicling the experimental work he did in imaging as
well as the day-to-day work of the department. The photographs include experimental and institutional prints, negatives, and
Dr. Lodewyk Bendikson (1875-1953) was born in 1875 in Amsterdam. He received his early training
at The Hague and was originally destined for a military career, but was unable to
pass the required eye exams at the age of 12. He subsequently spent six years at
Latin High School (Gymnasium) at Amsterdam and then entered medical school at the
University of Amsterdam in 1893, where he graduated with his M.D. in 1901.
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