België/Belgique

Statues - Hither & Thither

Site Search:
Neuville-en-Condroz
(Neupré)
Liège (province)

Chaussée de Marche 75

Joseph-Hippolyte-Gustave Ghist

Neuville-en-Condroz 1862 - Léopoldville [Kinshasa] 1837
steam engine mechanic, sent in 1896 to Congo Free State for the construction of steam boats. Died the next year of insolation
(Biography)

Dehin Frères (Liège)
c. 1900

Neuville-en-Condroz /  Joseph-Hippolyte-Gustave Ghist   Neuville-en-Condroz /  Joseph-Hippolyte-Gustave Ghist

Description

Commemorative plaque with portrait.

Inscription(s)

GHIST jph. hte. gustave
HÉROS COLONIAL
MORT pour la CIVILISATION
à LÉOPOLDVILLE
le 9 mars 1897
né à NEUVILLE en CONDROZ
le 20 juillet 1862

Signature

DEHIN freres liege

Tags

Locatie (N 50°33'1" - E 5°26'56") (Satellite view: Google Maps)

Item Code: belg061; Photograph: 1 June 2019
Of each statue we made photos from various angles and also detail photos of the various texts.
If you want to use photos, please contact us via the contact form (in Dutch, English or German).
© Website and photos: René & Peter van der Krogt

Bronzefiguren Kaufen

Your banner here? Click for information.