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Froment, V. ; Ghémar Frères ; Verhassel, Égide ; Louvois, A. ; Becker, Henri ; Hühn, Th. ; Hanus, D.F. ; Becker, F.

"Cercle les XXX de l'Orsendal, Brussels. Testimonial of esteem April 26, 1909" [Gilded inscription on upper flyleaf]. [C. 1880-1900] In-4°: 32 portraits printed on albumen paper, b/w and sepia, ± 10 x 6 cm except the 1st, in medallion Ø 10 cm, mounted on cardboard support with marks of div. photographers, inserted under windows in 9 ff. of strong cardboard with almond green canvas. Contemporary burgundy chagrin, boards framed with a double border of gilded fillets, spandrels in the second frame, central fleuron on the upper board, gilded spine decorated with flowers, large gilded metal clasp decorated with a Saint-Michel emblem of the city of Brussels, purple moiré tabis linings framed with a gilded roll, same tabis endpapers, gilded inscription on the upper guard, gilded edges. In a wooden case covered with gray leatherette, 2 brass clasps, inside lined with white silk (wear, slightly yawning background). Elegant album of portraits of men, women, couples and children, some id. in pencil beneath the photo: Hambrouckx, Janssens, Nillouton, Joseph Theisen, etc. Qqs names of photographers: Ghémar frères, V. Froment anc. maison Delabarre, A. Louvois, E. Verhassel (Brux.), Henri Becker (Gand-Anvers-Molenbeek), A. Gunckel (Malines), Photographie militaire A. Van den Langenbergh (Antwerp), D.F. Hanus, Th. Hühn, F. Becker (Arlon), etc. The Orsendal is an old Brussels district located outside the 1st wall, near the Rue de l'Orsendal, which has also disappeared. The circle in question, possibly a family circle, is unknown to us.

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Froment, V. ; Ghémar Frères ; Verhassel, Égide ; Louvois, A. ; Becker, Henri ; Hühn, Th. ; Hanus, D.F. ; Becker, F.

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For sale on Saturday 16 Dec : 13:00 (CET)
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