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Margit Benedek: Úrhölgyet Fényképész

21 March, 2010

My great-grandmother was given this award for her photography by the Hungarian government in 1920.  My attempted translation can be seen below.

hungarian prize.jpg

Royal Prince Jozef and Royal Princess Augusta

Under the patronage of Count Gyula Andrassy

In the year MCMII awarded

III Artistic and Photographic

The Evaluation Committee

to

Miss Margit Benedek

For high recognition of displays of pictures

[the signed below] are indicated as proof of the issue of this certificate

Awarded in Budapest, the month of November, 1920

The Hungarian National Association of Amateur Photographers

Signed by the President and the Exhibition Director

2 Comments leave one →
  1. John gerbner permalink
    1 April, 2010 10:57 am

    Are you keeeeding?

    She is your great grandmother, Opapa’s mother.

  2. 1 April, 2010 5:46 pm

    Oh man! How terribly embarrassing. Error corrected.

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