Sepia photograph with writing and gold beveled edge of a young boy named "Joseph Haché".
Note the ankle boots, the striped stockings and the sailor suit.
Van Damme Freres. Ghent. 10 field street.
Specialized photographer for children.
Slightly bevelled golden edges.
Right angles. Cardboard cream color.
Golden engraved writing with golden coat of arms of the city of Ghent (Belgium).
Green print ink on the back with seated woman and floral ornament.
10 x 6 cm or 4 x 2 1/4 inches.
Writing on the back (see photos).
Photograph slightly pitted (see photos).
Eugène and Robert Van Damme were partners between 1900 and 1905 and worked in their studio located in their parents' home.
Between 1900 and 1901 they signed their photographs Van Damme & Cie.
From 1902 to 1905 the signature becomes Van Damme Frères.
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