Avenue de Verdun / Rue du Vieux Château
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
Stone bust on a pedestal, in front of a wall with a relief showing the threemaster, le Frigorifique.
Signed: r. delandre 1944
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.
- Robert Delandre (Elbeuf 1879 - Paris 1961),
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Location (N 48°50'57" - W 0°33'1")
Item Code: frbn035; Photograph: 26 May 2012
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