Lot 865: AMELIORATION DES LOGEMENTS D'OUVRIERS A LYON, SOC. CIVILE POUR L'
October 29, 2016
Brussels, BelgiumLive Auction
Description: 1855 69 RHONE. LYON. Action de F100. black. #17000. No 1524. Formed Lyon, 1835. In the 1830s, the Industrial Revolution was in full swing and every day employed more workers in factories. Working conditions were poor, in terms both of housing conditions and hygiene. To avoid social explosions, some industrialists decided to provide decent housing for their employees. Very often it was homes owned by the factory. Here the buildings are owned by a company specially created for this purpose. Arms of the city of Lyon, showing the projected large building surroundedby bee-hives, cherubs, decorative columns, etc.
Condition Report: VF