Abbaye et la fonderie d’Ecurey

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Title Abbaye et la fonderie d’Ecurey : Montiers-sur-Saulx = Ecurey Abbey and its foundry
Year of publication 1999
Publisher Inventaire Général
Accession number 229215
Publication language(s) French
Authors & editors Collin-Roset, Simone; Durepraire, Catherine; Thiébaut,  Pascal
Shelf location W 11-COL
Notes Donated by J. Kenneth Major/ William Hill.

Summary Translation

A tour guide to the Ecurey abbey in Morley, a small village in North Eastern France. It developed as an industrial site with many purposes- factories were popular sites.

Includes information on the catalogue entries for items such as sculptures, ornaments, e.g. metal name plates for buildings etc.

Gives a history of the monastery; the history of St Bernard. Includes photos and information on sculptures and busts of important people, such as Auguste Salin and the statue of Saint Ignace de Loyola.

Most importantly gives information on a factory on the site and its machinery- e.g. furnaces.

Subject categories Industrial processes, History of industrial processes, Mills and milling, Social History, Archaeology & history, Industrial archaeology & history, Power source: general, Power source: others, Steam power, Power source: water, Foreign (non-UK) watermills, Regions: Europe (non-UK), France, Technology and techniques
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