Exhibition in Kunming on the Swiss engineer Otto Meister

by swisscham in Culture & Society

Presented from 29 October to 29 November at the Kunming Museum, this exhibition is entitled Days of a Swiss Pioneer in China. It traces the work of Mr. Otto Meister, who worked from 1903 to 1909 in the Yunnan part of the Yunnan Vietnam Railway, one of the most spectacular railway projects of the last century. She presents photos, private correspondence and other historical documents, fruit of collaboration between the authorities of Kunming, capital of Yunnan Province, and Mrs. Sylvia MEISTER, granddaughter of the engineer. This event also celebrates the 35th anniversary of the twinning between Zurich and Kunming.

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