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Map of The Borinage

Map of The Borinage Biographies Famous People History Social Studies Tragedies and Triumphs Visual Arts Nineteenth Century Life Geography

This map of Belgium shows The Borinage, an area in western Belgium best known for its former coal-mining industry.  

After he left Amsterdam, Vincent van Gogh spent several years in The Borinage, first serving as a pastor, then taking his first steps as an artist.

 


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Image online, courtesy Vincent van Gogh Gallery.  PD

 

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