Frank L. Koralewsky. He was a student in a locksmith’s workshop in his hometown of Stralsund. Having received the status of journeyman, he worked in various German stores, and then immigrated to Boston in the mid-1890s. By 1906, he was a member of the Boston Society of Arts and Crafts.
This door lock, exhibited at the Panama-Pacific International Exhibition in 1915, won the gold medal. It illustrates the Grimm fairy tale Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. It took seven years to create it.
Early 20th century