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Country of LocationSwitzerland
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Library / CollectionEisenbibliothek
Manuscript TitleH. [Hermann] Wedding, Journey through Thuringia, Bavaria, Saarbrücken, Lorraine, the region of the Rhine, Westphalia
CaptionPaper · 98 pp. · 17.5 x 20.5 cm · 1858
Manuscript SummaryThis travel journal was kept by Hermann Wedding (1834-1908), later a professor of ferrous metallurgy, during his study tour in August and September of 1858. At this time, he was a student at the mining academy of Freiberg and Berlin. The objective of the trip was to visit the centers of the German mining industry that were emerging in the middle of the 19th century, especially in the region of the Saar and the Ruhr. Wedding’s daily entries document his visits to coal mines, smelteries and metal processing companies. He describes the operating facilities and production processes of the plants he visited. The journal reveals his deep scientific interest in the geological conditions in which the plants he describes are embedded.
|DOI (Digital Object Identifier):||
DOI (Digital Object Identifier10.5076/e-codices-ebs-0024 (http://dx.doi.org/10.5076/e-codices-ebs-0024)
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IIIF Manifest URLhttps://www.e-codices.unifr.ch/metadata/iiif/ebs-0024/manifest.json
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How to quoteSchlatt, Eisenbibliothek, Mss 24: H. [Hermann] Wedding, Journey through Thuringia, Bavaria, Saarbrücken, Lorraine, the region of the Rhine, Westphalia (https://www.e-codices.unifr.ch/en/list/one/ebs/0024).
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