Siegmund Hildesheimer

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Scrap character card of Richard III produced by Siegmund Hildesheimer

Siegmund Hildesheimer (1832–1896) was a German-born British publisher, best known for Christmas and other greetings cards, and postcards, produced by Siegmund Hildesheimer & Co Ltd, in London and Manchester.[1][2][3][4][5]

He was born in Halberstadt, Germany, the son of Abraham Hildesheimer and Sara Meyer.[6] He moved to Manchester, England in the mid-1870s.[7]

His younger brother Albert Hildesheimer (1843–1924) was also active in publishing Christmas cards, and in 1881 went into partnership with Charles William Faulkner, as Hildesheimer & Faulkner, with offices at 41 Jewin Street, London.[8]

On 15 August 1858, Hildesheimer married Pauline Hirsh, and they had two daughters, Margarethe Hildesheimer and Anna Hildesheimer.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hildesheimer & Co". Cemeteryscribes.com. 25 March 2017. Retrieved 30 March 2017.
  2. ^ "Your Search Results | Search the Collections | Victoria and Albert Museum". collections.vam.ac.uk. Retrieved 30 July 2017.
  3. ^ "Siegmund Hildesheimer & Co Ltd - Person - National Portrait Gallery". Npg.org.uk. 26 December 2016. Retrieved 30 March 2017.
  4. ^ Vivian Krug-Hotchkiss, Emotions Greeting Cards, VH Productions, mailbag@emotionscards.com. "Siegmund Hildesheimer - S. Hildesheimer & Co. ~ Emotions Greeting Card Museum". Emotionscards.com. Retrieved 30 March 2017.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  5. ^ "V&A · The first Christmas card". vam.ac.uk. Retrieved 30 July 2017.
  6. ^ "Siegmund Hildesheimer". Geneanet. Retrieved 5 March 2017.
  7. ^ "Hildesheimer & Co". Cemeteryscribes.com. 25 March 2017. Retrieved 30 March 2017.
  8. ^ "Victorian Greeting Card Manufacturers for Christmas & the New Year - Hildesheimer & Faulkner". Scrapalbum.com. Retrieved 30 March 2017.
  9. ^ "Hildesheimer & Co". Cemeteryscribes.com. 25 March 2017. Retrieved 30 March 2017.

External links[edit]

Media related to Siegmund Hildesheimer at Wikimedia Commons