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100 Jahre Nitsche Und Gunther
ARCHIVAL ITEMS
brochure
Nitsche & Gunther Optische Werke
Europe: West Germany
c.1965
paper
overall: 230 mm x 340 mm

Large format brochure promoting the centenary of a spectacle frame manufacturer. Printed in black, white and green on 28 pages with soft end covers, originally stapled. Includes graphic of the N&G factory in Solingen, portraits of Ernst Nitsche and August Gunther, images of trademark 1875, Paul Nitsche and Ernst Nitsche II, a Berlin branch c.1908, Emil Muth, list of products manufactured, 1920s factory (plus feature on Notgeld), Hans Nitsche, Konrad Nitsche and Ernst Muth, list of overseas subsidiaries, new factory in Solingen 1948, Ernst Nitsche III, a potted history of spectacles 13th c. to 19th c., photographs of En Gee and Nigura-branded products 1870-1965, world map, examples of historic advertising, graphic of the Rathenow factory c.1920.


1998.131

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