KOPERNICKI, Izydor. Czyżówka, Lesser Poland 17.4.1825 — Cracow 24.9.1891. Polish Physician, Ethnologist and Romani scholar. Professor in Cracow. Studied medicine at Kiev and worked then as physician. From 1871 living in Cracow, from 1878 Docent and 1886 Professor of Anthropology at Jagellonian University. Conducted field studies among Carpathian gipsies.
Publications: Folklore publications and medical works in Polish.
– Matériaux pour servir à l’étude de la langue des Tsiganes Polonais. 1:1-2. Textes Tsiganes / Teksty cygánskie. 8+273 p. Mém. de la Comm. Or. de l’Acad. Polonaise 7. Cracow 1925-30.
Sources: Polish and Russian Wikipedias, with drawing.
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