Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Exhibition : Sugar Factories

‘The beet-root, when being boiled, yields a juice similar to syrup of sugar,
which is beautiful to look at on account of its vermilion color.'
Olivier de Serres (1539 – 1619), French soil scientist

In their Ausstellung "Zuckerfabriken", the Heimatmuseum Wolfskehlen exhibits documents, images, bonds and shares of sugar factories from the Michael Fraikin collection. Included are certificates from Germany and around the world.

Opening times :
  • Sunday 29 April 2012 14:00 - 17:00
  • Sunday 6 May 2012 10:00 - 12:00
  • Sunday 13 May 2012 10:00 - 17:00 (car-free day)

Free entrance.
More practical info, see here and there.
And here is an article, in German, on Echo Online.


Compagnie Sucrière de Bulgarie
Share of 500 Francs, 1912 Bruxelles
design by the Belgian artist Gustave Fraipont
printed by Imprimerie Chaix, Paris
double-click to enlarge

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