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January 28, 1887

January 28, 1887

Construction begins on Gustave Eiffel’s tower of riveted steel and iron.  Eiffel has won the contract to build his iconic tower above Paris and its 1889 World’s Fair and is now faced with the challenge of building the tallest structure on the planet,...
Fall of 1872 – Vincent working in the Hague, Theo visits

Fall of 1872 – Vincent working in the Hague, Theo visits

29 September Vincent’s (surviving) correspondence with Theo begins. Theo has just stayed with Vincent for a few days in The Hague and unknowingly sees his brother at work in the job he will have in a few years. October Vincent visits the auction of books which took...
March 19 1868 – Vincent walks out of boarding school

March 19 1868 – Vincent walks out of boarding school

Vincent leaves Tilburg in a bit of disgrace, especially felt by his parents when he gets back home after a 7 hour walk to Zundert.  He will live at home for the next 16 months, in a discomforting family setting, before he will take a job in The Hague arranged by his...
1867 Tilburg School, Netherlands

1867 Tilburg School, Netherlands

Vincent’s youngest brother, Cornelius is born on May 17 in 1867 while Vincent is away at boarding school in Tilburg.  He is learning to draw under Huysmans.  Vincent is pictured in this school photo – he is on the lowest bench and third from the right with...