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Auszug eines Handbuchs für pracktische Juwellier Gold et Silberarbeiten

(Excerpt of a manual for practical jeweler's gold and silverwork)
German jeweler's handbook

Finding aid created by: MRR
Date: 13 Nov 2006

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Auszug eines Handbuchs für pracktische Juwellier Gold et Silberarbeiten or German Jeweler's Manual consists of a single volume, 128 pages (116 numbered), written in German in longhand. The bulk of the pages contain narrative text and recipes (calling for ingredients such as antimony and vitriol) relating to gold and silver work; the last few pages have some sketches. The title page reads as follows:

Auszug eines / Handbuchs für prack- / tische Juwellier Gold / et [und] / Silberarbeiten / gewitmet für / H. Regensburger
Excerpt of a / manual for prac- / tical jeweler's gold / and / silverwork / dedicated to / H. Regensburger

The cover reads "Handbuch für H. Regensburger" and inside the front cover is written, "Handbuch / [veröffentlicht?] / und / [hinausgegeben?] / von / H. Regensburger / Gold und Silberarbeiter / [Wertheim?] um 20/1/1891."


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Subject Headings


Regensburger, H.


Jewelers -- 19th century.
Jewelers -- Germany.
Jewelry making.


Germany -- History -- 19th century.

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Manuscripts (document genre)



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Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Auszug eines Handbuchs für pracktische Juwellier Gold et Silberarbeiten,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

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