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Brno - Moravian Manchester. 250 years the capital of the textile industry

Date and Time
01/22/2015 17:00
building
Museum of Applied Arts
author
Andrea Březinová
Type of Action
guided Tour

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).