Arpad Richard (A.R.) Hertzka was a
businessman involved in paper importing, first in Thailand from the early 1900s to the late
1910s, then in Shanghai from the early 1920s to 1949. The collection consists of loose
photographs, photography books, and postcards collected by Hertzka depicting the scenery and
people of Asia during the early 20
Arpad Richard Hertzka lived in Bangkok, Thailand, from the early 1900s through the end of
World War I. He had been placed in an enemy alien camp during the war as he was an Austrian
citizen, and was subsequently repatriated to his birthplace of Czechoslovakia.
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