|Country of Location:||
Country of LocationSwitzerland
|Library / Collection:||
Library / CollectionEisenbibliothek
Manuscript TitleHermann Wedding, Journal of a metallurgical journey through Germany, Belgium and England
CaptionPaper · 328 + 48 pp. · 17-18.5 x 21-23.5 cm · 1860-1862
Manuscript SummaryThis manuscript documents several trips by Hermann Wedding (1834-1908), later a professor of ferrous metallurgy, to Great Britain in the years 1860 and 1862. Wedding undertook these trips as a referendary for the Prussian mining administration. On his way to Great Britain via Belgium, he noted his observations regarding operating facilities and production processes at smelteries and mining operations in daily entries. Among the plants he described are the ironworks at Seraing (Belgium), the metallurgical works in South Wales that were considered especially advanced in the middle of the 19th century, and the first steelworks that made use of the Bessemer process. The journal entries also reveal Wedding’s connections with contemporary specialists in his field.
|DOI (Digital Object Identifier):||
DOI (Digital Object Identifier10.5076/e-codices-ebs-0025 (http://dx.doi.org/10.5076/e-codices-ebs-0025)
|IIIF Manifest URL:||
IIIF Manifest URLhttps://www.e-codices.unifr.ch/metadata/iiif/ebs-0025/manifest.json
|How to quote:||
How to quoteSchlatt, Eisenbibliothek, Mss 25: Hermann Wedding, Journal of a metallurgical journey through Germany, Belgium and England (https://www.e-codices.unifr.ch/en/list/one/ebs/0025).
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