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Mining Village of Wasmes

Mining Village of Wasmes Biographies Social Studies Visual Arts Nineteenth Century Life Tragedies and Triumphs

A panoramic view of Wasmes, Belgium where Vincent van Gogh lived among the miners, and their families, as a lay pastor.

His superiors did not understand him, but he gave away much of his own food and clothing to help needy people in the community.


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Image online, courtesy University of Seville (a Spanish-language website) and its illustrated biography of Vincent van Gogh.

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