Geislingen an der steige single - VI. WÜRTTEMBERGISCHE METALLWARENFABRIK (WMF) - ASCAS


Industrialization started with the arrival of the railroad and the construction of the Fils Valley Railway (1847-1850) up the Geislinger Steige , a steep incline of rail and road to the plateau of the Schwäbische Alb (Swabian Jura), and Geislingen (Steige) station . The leading industrial enterprise is the Württembergische Metallwarenfabrik (WMF) founded in 1852, a world-renowned manufacturer of goods for kitchen and table.

   Carl Deffner, Esslingen,  Germany, decorative copper, brass and plated tableware.  He was born in 1856 and took over management of his father's metalware factory in 1900.  Responsible for many excellent designs during the art nouveau and art deco periods.  The factory closed in  1959.

Name : Elsapaola Zizzi
Country of origin : Italy
Field of Study : Translation Studies
University : Heidelberg University


Geislingen an der steige single

Geislingen an der steige single