Vom Korn zum Brot

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    English titleFrom corn to bread
    Authors & editors

    Löber, Ulrich [Author]

    Publisher Landesmuseum Koblenz
    Year of publication 1982

    German (main text)

    Medium Book

    Cereal processes > Baking & bread


    Scope & contentSummary Translation

    Catalogue for a temporary exhibition at the Koblenz national museum in 1982. The first half covers the production of corn, from preparing the fields to threshing, and also the job of the baker.The second half covers milling: the development of the profession of miller in Germany, and the development of grinding and milling from antiquity, in different parts of the world. It briefly describes the principle and history of the windmill and then in slightly more detail the water mill. This is followed by a glossary of some of the technical terms used in both kinds of mill.The catalogue ends with a section on bread ovens over history.It is illustrated with black-and-white photos and diagrams.

    Copies held

    Accession no. 229705

    • Shelf location: W 114.3_LOB
    • Donor: Ken Major Collection