Pictures of Krupp

Pictures of Krupp

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This volume, written by historians and specialists in the history of photography, presents the photographs from the Krupp archives. Krupp was a leader in German steelworks from the nineteenth century onwards. The book explores the business and social history of this worldwide company and presents photography as a source for the history of labor and technology. The lives of the qKruppiansq outside the factory gates, and relations between the town of Essen and the Krupp factories vividly illustrate the development of industrialism in Europe.But photography also did valuable service in constituting the larger works family, to a certain extent internally. ... celebrate the twenty-fifth anniversary of his take- over of the firm: in 18 folio-format albums the portraits of some of the workforce were assembled as cartes de visite, ... For example, after 25 yeara#39;s service August TrA¼pel made this request to Friedrich Alfred Krupp in a letter written in May 1898 thanking him for his congratulations: a#39;On this occasion the desire to own one of youranbsp;...

Title:Pictures of Krupp
Author:Klaus Tenfelde
Publisher:Philip Wilson Pub Ltd - 2005


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