Zinc works at Mulheim an der Ruhr, Germany, 1855.
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Lithograph by A Maugendre showing stooks of wheat in the fields, with the zinc factory in the background. View from the Esen road of the works which were owned by the Societe Anonyme de Mines et Fonderies de Zinc de la Vieille Montagne (Vieille Montagne zinc mine and foundry company). Illustration from Maugendre's 'Album des usines et etablisements de la societe', (Album of factories and premises of the company), published in Paris in 1855.