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Last NameAuer    
Given NameAlois    
alt. NamesA. A. ; Auer Ritter von Welsbach ;    
MarriageTheresa Neuditschka in 1849    
ChildrenAlois jr.; chemist & inventor Carl Auer von Welsbach (1858-1929); Leopoldine; Amalie    
Year born1813 in Wels, ob der Enns, Austria    
Year died1869    
Place of deathHietzing nnear Vienna, Austria    
Father's occupationcraftsman Matthias Auer    
Relativesmother Maria Anna Mayr    
Educationtraining as compositor printer at Michael Haas in Wels; foreign languages at Univ. Vienna    
Country of ActivityAustria    
Worked forAuer: Entdeckung des Naturselbstdruckverfahrens 1853 & Pflanzen Blumen Blätter 1853 & polygraphische Apparat 1852; Microphotographie; Wilhelm von Haidinger: Handbuch Mineralogie 1845; Franz Leydolt: Achate naturgetreu darzustellen 1851    
PatronageKaiserlich-Königliche Hof- und Staatsdruckerei‏ / Viennese Hof- und Staatsdruckerei (director); state porcelain factory     
CollaboratorsConstantin v.Ettinghausen & Alois Pokorny on Physiotypia plantarum austriacarum 1856    
Techniquesnature printing making, galvanoplastic matrix, microphotography (polygraphie), physiotype, stereotype, drawing, lithography    
Sample(s)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Alois_Auer-_polygraphische.jpeg http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Electrotype-_Alois_Auer.jpg    
Archival sources    
Published sourcesAKL; Kirchheimer 1982:7, 9-12; Chansigaud: Hist ill nat. 2009: 143; wiki    
otherItalian school teacher at Linz. innovative scientific illustration; further places of activity: France, England, Switzerland    
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