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Eric VdV

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Exhibition on the late Prince Alexander/Alexandre of Belgium
« on: February 14, 2011, 03:44:52 PM »
which was opened to commemorate the first year of his sudden death on 29 November 2009.
Pictures I took from the exhibition I visited last Saturday in Waterloo at the tourist information house.

In the back the huge painting of his mother Princess Lilian of Belgium in the permanent visiting room there, transformed as the study room of King Leopold III

Pictures of Prince Alexander/Alexandre during his youth

Letter from his childhood he wrote to his mother

Some of his drawings during his youth

Identity card of Prince Alexander/Alexandre and the newspaper of the day when he was born

As a child

Belongings of his paternal grandfather King Albert I of the Belgians, e.g. an item lent by Princess Maria Gabriella of Savoye, granddaughter of King Albert I

As a young boy

A horse riding costume of Prince Alexander/Alexandre

His horse riding boots

Old family pictures: in the middle a picture with his sister Princess Marie-Christine

A card from his brother Prince (later King) Boudewijn/Baudouin

The satin blouse Prince Alexander/Alexandre wore at the wedding of his sister Princess Jos├ęphine-Charlotte to Hereditary Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg on 9 April 1953 in Luxembourg, being a page boy

His school bulletin

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