Leon Warnerke

Leon Warnerke was a Polish engineer and inventor in the field of photography, independence activist and revolutionary. Leon Warnerke was a pseudonym; his real name was Władysław Małachowski.

Malachowski was awarded the Progress Medal of the Photographic Society of Great Britain (known as Royal Photographic Society today) in 1882.[1]


  1. Royal Photographic Society. Progress medal. Web-page listing people, who have received this medal since 1878 ("Archived copy". Archived from the original on 22 August 2012. Retrieved 19 April 2013.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)): "Instituted in 1878, this medal is awarded in recognition of any invention, research, publication or other contribution which has resulted in an important advance in the scientific or technological development of photography or imaging in the widest sense. This award also carries with it an Honorary Fellowship of The Society. […] 1882 Leon Warnerke […]"
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