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Lot 555: INTERESTING ARCHIVE OF THE FAMILY OF A MINE DIRECTOR WITH AN INTERNATIONAL CAREER.

Arenberg Auctions

October 7, 2022
Brussels, Belgium

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Unique family archives regarding Louis C.A. Legrand and his wife M.L.J. Fick, their daughter Magdeleine Legrand who married Armand Lenders, their son Pablo Legrand, killed on the Yser battlefront in the First World War, and their related family members de Marneffe, Lenders, Picard etc. An interesting picture of the time given their professional activities in Spain, Portugal and Mexico, esp. in silver mining (Horcajo Mines) and their frequent travelling all over the world. Incl. 1. M. Legrand's poetry album. 78 ff. Text and drawings. Various techniques. Threequarter calf, gilt tooled spine and marbled covers. Ca. 1910-1913. With a poem by Adolphe Hardy. - 2. Album. Oblong: 92 photographs on 24 cardboard pl. Half sheep, percaline covers. Mainly family portraits. Ca. 1910-1913. - 3. Ca. 700 photographs. Loose, various sizes and techniques. - 4. Ca. 420 letters, post cards, telegrams to family members in Mexico, France, etc. - 5. Varia: a promotional textile on the occasion of the 1813 landing of William Frederick of Orange on the beach of Scheveningen, the satirical sunday magazine "Baes Kimpe" (18 april 1858), a marriage book, a few banknotes, travel pass, obituaries, sm. notebooks, expenditure book, sm. drawings, menus, some (glass) negatives, etc. -

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