Archive: Brno - moravský Manchester. 250 let metropole textilního průmyslu
Brno - Moravian Manchester. 250 years the capital of the textile industry
Date and Time
Museum of Applied Arts
Type of Action
The exhibition will present the Brno textile industry (vlnařství) and the phenomenon of Brno, nicknamed Moravian (also Austrian) Manchester. Attention will focus on urban transformation of Brno connected with the building of the textile industry in several locations (Cejl, weaving, Radlas, Dornych, Trnitá, Křenová, folks, Václavská) and the most important factories and their owners (Offermann, Strakosch, Schmal, Schoeller, Redlich, low- Beer, Teuber, Stiassni ad.), whose extensive textile production initiated a number of other industries (machinery, chemical industry).