Calmeyn, Maurice

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Brussels, 1863 - ?, 1934

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1907 - 1908 Congo Free State
Maurice Pierre LĂ©opold. Agricultural engineer and social critic. Calmeyn's book, "Au Congo Belge", Paris, Flammarion, 1912, is a record of two trips made in 1907 and 1908. In it, accounts of hunting expeditions are interspersed with criticism of colonial oppression. Calmeyn carried a Kodak and a larger camera for 13 x 18 cm glass plates. His book is illustrated with 235 halftone prints from his own negatives.

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1907 - 1908 Congo Free State

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DIRECTORY_2017#1211

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SFJ new 6.3.2019

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