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Oswald de Kerchove de Denterghem

Gent 1844 - id. 1906
Belgian liberal politican and an internationally recognized authority in the study of palms and orchids.
(Wikipedia)
Gustaaf Van den Meersche
Fonderie Vindevogel (Gentbrugge)
1923

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Description

Bronze statue of Flora on a plinth surrounded by four putti. On the plinth a bronze portrait medallion.

Inscription(s)

au comte
osw de kerchove
de denterghem
les palmiers
livre des orchidées l'horticulture
etc. etc.
de stad gent
aan graaf
osw. de kerchove
de denterghem
1844 1906
président de la
société royale
d'agriculture
et de botanique
1886 1906

Signature

g v d meersche
fonderie vandevogel gendbrugge / bronzgieterij vandevogel

Sculptor

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Location (N 51°2'11" - E 3°43'1")

Item Code: beov006; Photograph: 28 May 2008
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