Die Wanderschaft des Glasergesellen Gustav Friedrich Faassen : von ihm selbst beschrieben.

Die Wanderschaft des Glasergesellen Gustav Friedrich Faassen : von ihm selbst beschrieben.
Faassen, Gustav Friedrich, 1823-
428 pages : illustrations, 2 color maps (folded) ; 21 cm
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TP854.E9.F11 O *
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Beschreibung meiner Wanderschaft
At head of title: Manuscript.
Documents the travels and education of Gustav Friedrich Faassen, a glass manufacturer who was born August 14, 1823 in Ansbach, Germany. He began his educational journey as a glazier trainee or glass manufacturer in 1842, traveling from Fürth throughout Germany, and into Austria and Poland. He comments on his journey, experiences, and knowledge gained. Includes a pencil sketch of the author approaching a country inn, an account log of each city/town visited, a hand-drawn, watercolored map of Innsbruck and its environs, and a hand-drawn, watercolored map of the journey.
Purchase; Purchased in part with funds donated by Jay and Micki Doros; 2014; 1000144193
Frontispiece, title page and maps of Innsbruck and Staedte photographed December 2014 for inclusion in Notable acquisitions 2014
In preservation box.
Displayed in the exhibition titled "Selections from the Rakow Research Library", held at the Rakow Research Library March 19-May 17, 2015.
Received with a small notebook that has been cataloged separately: [Journal of accounts, glass recipes, and manuscript] (CMGL BIB 140214, TP857.12 .J86 *).
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Frontispiece and title page published in Acquisitions, within Notable Acquisitions, 2014: AI100547, p. 26-27 NK5102.C8 .C81n 2014.
Map of Innsbruck published in Acquisitions, within The gather, summer 2015: AI, p. 15.