Idrija as seen by Balthasar Hacquet

  • Janez Kavčič
Keywords: Idrija (Slovenia), Hacquet, Oryctographia Carniolica

Abstract

The author gives a detailed description of the mercury town of Idrija in the second half of the 18th century as seen by Hacquet, who worked there as surgeon to the Imperial mine (1766 - 1773), and described it in the second volume of his Oryctographia Carniolica (Leipzig, 1781).

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Published
2015-10-22
How to Cite
KavčičJ. (2015) “Idrija as seen by Balthasar Hacquet”, Hacquetia, 2(2). Available at: https://ojs.zrc-sazu.si/hacquetia/article/view/3046 (Accessed: 2July2020).
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