August the 6th 1914, the war is two days old. In the village Vottem near Liège there is a skirmish between German and Belgian soldiers. Twenty two Belgians, from all corners of the country are killed. With a view to identification, Father Crève coeur has them photographed by local photographer N. Lajot. Villagers keep the bodies up.  
The photos are exhibited at the Flanders Fields Museum in Ypres.They were brought together by Carl De Keyzer and David Van Reybrouck in the book 'Album 14-18'
I am making drawings, not only of the fallen soldiers, but also of my brother and my sons. 
All drawings are in random order. 
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