Title: ‘Profilriss der Zwey Eisenhohoefen zu Kyschtminsk Dem Herrn Nikita Nikitilsch Demidov gehorig’
Creator: Benedikt Franz Johann von Hermann (1755-1815)
Description: Print of a cross section of an iron smelting works in Siberia. From Hermann, B F J von. ‘Mineralogische Reisen in Sibirien. Vom Jahr 1783 bis 1796’, (1797-1801), plate 5.
Hermann was an Austrian geologist, mineralogist and mining engineer, who travelled to St Petersburg in 1781 and entered the service of Catherine the Great, inspecting mines and iron & smelting works in the Urals and Siberia. He produced a number of publications, some printed by his own publishing company, on mining practices and metallurgy.
Archive reference: LDGSL/411 plate 5
Image reference: 08-19
Recommended print size: Up to 70 x 50cm