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Nicolas Appert

Châlons-sur-Marne [-en-Champagne] 1849 - Massy 1841
French confectioner, inventor of airtight food preservation
(Wikipedia)
Jean Ipoustéguy
1991

Châlons-en-Champagne /  Nicolas Appert   Châlons-en-Champagne /  Nicolas Appert

Description

Column with on top a tin can with can opener, and halfway the column at the side a relief portrait of Appert, with the name and date nicolas APPERT 1749-1841.

Inscription(s)

On the stone base-plate is the text:

nicolas appert ne a chalons en champagne inventeur de la conserve appertisee

At the column:

association internationale nicolas appert

Signature

ipousteguy 1990

Châlons-en-Champagne - Nicolas Appert

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Location (N 48°57'5" - E 4°22'9")

Item Code: frca055; Photograph: 26 May 2019
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