De Keyser, Emile

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Brussels - Schaerbeek, 1856 - Brussels, 1938

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1886 Boma [Congo]
Emile Joseph, ° 30.3.1856; + 7.7.1938. Recruited by the "Association internationale africaine" in 1885 to organise the customs and postal services in Congo, De Keyser played a key role in opening up the lower Congo to colonial expansion. He immediately took on several administrative roles and spent his whole career there. A set of half-plate albumen prints of Boma is attributed to him.

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1886 Boma [Congo]

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DIRECTORY_2017#1168

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SFJ new 16.1.2019

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