Sunday, 24 August 2014

James Ensor - Les Gendarmes (The Patrolemen) 1892


Ostend fishermen had a rough time during the industrial revolution at the end of the 19th century. English boats had more speed and it made their fish cheaper. In 1887 it went wrong. Ostend fishermen threw English cargo overboard. Balance of the riod: three deaths , nine wounded. Ninety five fishermen were punished in the court of Bruges ...
> Collection Mu.zee, Ostend (Belgium)

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