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Vielsalm
Luxembourg

Avenue de la Salm / Rue de la Chapelle
(Congo-monument)

Jules Laplume

Salmchâteau 1866 - 1929
Belgian army officer in Congo
known for his domestication of the African elephant
Georges Petit
date?

Vielsalm /  Jules Laplume   Vielsalm /  Jules Laplume

Description

Plaque with relief portrait.

Inscription(s)

6 - XI - 1892
av commandant
jvles laplvme
veteran colonial
1866-1922

Signature

Georges Petit

Annotation

The plaque is part of the Congo-monument

Vielsalm / Jules Laplume

Sculptor

Tags

Locatie (N 50°16'51" - E 5°54'45") (Satellite view: Google Maps)

Item Code: belu004; Photograph: 18 June 2011
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