More than 150 photographs and documents. S.d In b/w, various formats, some with photographers' stamps on the back. Good general condition. Set to be filed. Jean Hendrickx-Van den Bosch (Brussels 1890-1961) was trained in Brussels and then in Paris. He won the Godecharle Prize in 1914, became a member of the Société Centrale d'Architecture de Belgique (SCAB) in 1922 and co-founded the Centre d'information en matière architecturale (CIMA) of which he was appointed director in 1932. In Brussels, he designed several large-scale buildings, including the Gare du Nord railway station, which he completed after the death of Jacques and Paul Saintenoy. Apart from some photo-engravings, the photos were taken by professionals (Leica, D'Amico, Sergysels, Rohan, Stout, Teichmann, Malevez, etc.). Among the photos of his works, alone or in collaboration: Academia Belgica in Rome (with G. Cipriani, plus. pcs showing the inauguration in 1930 in the presence of Princess Marie-José ). - Hotel, Avenue Nestor Plissart n. 6, 8 & 14. - Compagnie belge d'Assurances générales, Bd Jacqmain and Rue de la Loi, interior and exterior. - Electrolux, Bd Bischoffsheim n. 11, with Anders Tengbom. - Belmont Court, Rue Belliard. - Modernist house Avenue Brugmann 374. - American cemetery and memorial in Neuville en Condroz, completed in 1962, models, interior and exterior. - Residential houses Avenue Louise 53, Rue Jean-Baptiste Meunier 27, Rue Frans Merjay, etc. With many other views of buildings to be classified or identified, interior and exterior. The ensemble also contains qqs ff. prints taken from various architectural journals, - a photogr. portrait of the architect in 1960, a notebook of notes and architectural sketches and 2 maps by Paul Otlet relating to a possible project for a "sanctuary of the 7 sacraments" to be built in Nijmegen. Ref: Dictionary of Architecture in Belgium from 1830 to the present day, p. 345.
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