Academic thesis

Petra Fuchs: Large scale dairy model “Wiener Molkerei”, about 1900. Methodic assessment and outline of preservation and restoration strategies“ Back
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Abstract: The thesis tried to assess the model located in the Vienna Museum of Technology and to determine its preservation and restoration treatments. Production processes, machines and furnishing were analysed in their historical-technilogical context. Based on scientific examinations various materials were conserved and restored. The thesis also provides a closer look to the cultural aspects of dairy farming in Austria and includes an overview of the Vienna dairy history, which may help to reposit this model in a new connnection.
253 pages, 441 illustrations


  • academic institution: Universität für angewandte Kunst Wien
  • kind of theses:  Diplomarbeit
  • main Tutor:  Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Gabriela Krist
  • assistant Tutor:  -
  • date:  2002
  • Language:  German

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