A previously unknown book by world-famous painter Albrecht Dürer has been discovered in the MoneyMuseum’s library. Dürer was not only renowned for painting, but also for examining questions of art from a theoretical standpoint – however, he wrote this book about a rather unusual subject. We can now present images from it for the first time.

Sensational Discovery Sheds New Light on Dürer’s ‘Young Hare’

A previously unknown book by world-famous painter Albrecht Dürer has been discovered in the MoneyMuseum’s library. Dürer was not only renowned for painting, but also for examining questions of art from a theoretical standpoint – however, he wrote this book about a rather unusual subject. We can now present images from it for the first time.

Schaffhausen entrepreneur Johann Conrad Fischer travelled to England in 1814. He wanted to know how far the British competition had come during the Napoleonic Wars. His diary illustrates vividly how things were going in the centres of industrialisation.

A Business Card Made of Steel

Schaffhausen entrepreneur Johann Conrad Fischer travelled to England in 1814. He wanted to know how far the British competition had come during the Napoleonic Wars. His diary illustrates vividly how things were going in the centres of industrialisation.

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Bookophile

About us

Bookophile is the idea of Jürg Conzett and Ursula Kampmann. It was born in the MoneyMuseum’s newly built library, out of a common thought about how we could transmit our love of books to others.

Bookophile

About us

Bookophile is the idea of Jürg Conzett and Ursula Kampmann. It was born in the MoneyMuseum’s newly built library, out of a common thought about how we could transmit our love of books to others.