La Fontaine Anspach  

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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.

La Fontaine Anspach was originally located at the Place de Brouckère. It was displaced to the Vismarkt. The monument is an hommage to Jules Anspach.

It was designed by Emile Janlet with the collaboration of Paul De Vigne, Julien Dillens, Godefroid Devreese and Pierre Braecke. Georges Houtstont did the ornaments.

Tout autour du socle, on lit des inscriptions. Sur la partie. principale:

A Jules Anspach
Conseiller communal 1857
Echevin 1858
Bourgmestre 1864-1879 (1)
Député, de Bruxelles 1866-1879.

A gauche, on lit ;

Organisation de l'épargne scolaire 1868
Institution des comités scolaires 1874.
Création du quartier de N.-D. aux Neiges 1874.

A droite, vers le Café Métropole :

Epidémie cholérique 1866
Assainissement de la Senrie 1868-1871
Organisation du service d'hygiène 1874.


Enfin, du côté du Boulevard du Nord, où des degrés conduisent au monument, les mêmes inscriptions sont répétées en flamand. En outre, on a ajouté:




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