Audenarde Town Hall, Belgium

ca. 1855
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19thC, Brooke Gift; Bisson Freres, Audenerade, c1858
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Bisson Frères: Louis-Auguste Bisson (1814–76) and Auguste-Rosalie Bisson (1826–1900) Audenarde Town Hall, Belgium About 1855 The firm of Bisson Frères was highly prolific. Louis-Auguste originally trained as an architect, and the brothers quickly became renowned for their architectural views. This picture captures the richness and intricacy of the lace-like façade of the town hall. The blurred figure in the foreground reminds the viewer of the long exposure time necessary for the precise rendering of architectural details. [57 words] Albumen print Museum no. 255-1935
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