[BELGIAN ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION].

Grande Fete Venitienne

£1,500

Grande Fete Venitienne
au Parc de 6 a 11 heurs du soir en faveur de l’expedition de la Belgica. 1897 Jeudi 12 Aout 1897
Antwerp, Ratinckx Freres, 1897

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Description

Programme for a grand fund-raising event (including gymnastic displays, fireworks, a lantern parade, and “explosion de mines”) staged just four days before the Belgica sailed from Antwerp for the Antarctic.

Description

4to (24 x 18.8 cm), 4-page programme, programme of events printed in French and Flemish, tinted lithographed pictorial cover by R. Mols depicting the Belgica at anchor.

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Stock ID: 95302