Photochrome prints of Belgium

Photochrom or photochrome prints are a type of color prints that were very popular between 1890 and 1910. The photochrome process was mainly used to print postcards. Below is a collection of pictures of Belgium creating using this process.

The Groenelei in Bruges

Historic photo of the Groenerei in Brugge, BelgiumThe Groenplaats in Antwerp

Historic photo of the main square and cathedral of Antwerp, Belgium

The church and fortress of Dinant

Historic photo of the fortress and church of the city of DinantManneke Pis in Brussels

Historic photo of the statue of Manneke Pis in BruxellesThe beach in Blankenberge

Historic photo of people on the beach in Blankenberge, BelgiumThe beach in Oostende

Historic photo of the bach in OostendeThe Pier in Oostende

Historic photo of people on the pier of OostendePeople on the beach near the Kursaal in Oostende

Historic photo of people on the beach near the Kursaal in OostendeCarts and a boat at the Quay of Liège

Historic photo of carts and a boat at the quay in Liège

Can’t get enough of these historic photos?  Check out additional photochroms of North America, England, Ireland, the European continent and of sailing boats and steamers in harbors.

8 August 2013

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