Painting by P.S. Krøyer, 1902-1904

"Men of Industry"* gathered in the machine room of Øster Power Station, which was built in. 1902. At the top, in the middle of the left hand group of three, the then Director of the Technical University, G. A. Hagemann, who commisioned this painting in homage to the men who introduced electricity in everyday life.

The painting (and many more) can be seen at the Frederiksborg Museum in Hillerød. Here you see the organizers in front of the painting





* 32nd ESGI and indeed all of ECMI is strongly committed to the equal participation of men and women in every aspect of its activities. Things were different in 1902. We should not let political correctness come between us, history, and a fine painting.