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DUNKERQUE HARBOUR FRANCE 1909

The barque being towed out towards the sea is one of Antoine Borde's fleet which sailed to Chile to collect nitrate to fertilize the fields of Flanders. At that time, Dunkerque was not only an important commercial port but also a naval base, home to some sixteen torpedo boats and engaged in the development...

  • Id: dunkerque-harbour_france_1909-b1p-052-b2p-079
  • Name: DUNKERQUE HARBOUR FRANCE 1909
  • Media: Oil on canvas
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  • Section: PORTS, HARBOURS & HAVENS
  • Book 1 Page: 52
  • Book 2 Page: 79