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that the first person in the world to build a textile factory was a former wigmaker?

In 1771 in the village of Cromford, not far from Nottingham, a British citizen and former wigmaker by the name of Richard Arkwright invented...
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Karl Auer von Welsbach (1858 – 1929)

Carl Auer von Welsbach, also known as Carl Auer, was a distinguished industrial chemist. He was born in Vienna where he father was director...
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News

| ERIH UK Chapter Meeting, 25th October 2017, Verdant Works, Dundee, Scotland

Verdant Works in Dundee Scotland, was the venue for the ERIH UK meeting on 25th...  more

| ‚Work it Out‘: The ERIH-Event celebrating the European Year of Cultural Heritage EYCH 2018

A pan-European dance performance, presented by Transparent Design.  more

| An invitation to northern Europe

Back from the ERIH Annual Conference at Copenhagen and Frederiksvaerk, Denmark    more