The oldest indoor swimming pool and public bath in Belgium was designed by Edmond de Vigne in 1886, just a decade before this picture was taken.
Horse-drawn trams have been in use in Ghent since 1874 and were at the time of this photo gradually replaced by electric trams.
(Collection of Family Cordy-Vernieuwe, dated 1897/98).
Photographer unknown. Collection number 710645.
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