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Charles Tellier

Amiens 1828 - Paris 1913
French engineer, inventor of cold storage. He began in 1868 experiments in refrigeration, resulting in the refrigerating plant as used on ocean vessels, to preserve meat and other perishable food
(Wikipedia)
Robert Delandre
1921/1944

Condé-sur-Noireau /  Charles Tellier   Condé-sur-Noireau /  Charles Tellier

Description

Stone bust on a pedestal, in front of a wall with a relief showing the threemaster, le Frigorifique.

Inscription(s)

CHARLES
TELLIER
pere du
froid
1828
1913

Signed: r. delandre 1944

Annotation

The original bronze bust was melted down by the German occupying forces in 1942, a marble replacement by Delandre was later erected. The second block with the relief was added by Delandre.

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Location (N 48°50'57" - W 0°33'1")

Item Code: frbn035; Photograph: 26 May 2012
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