File 30 - Letter from Ron van den Bosch

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CA ON00389 1-2-30

Title

Letter from Ron van den Bosch

Date(s)

  • [between 1970 - 1979] (Creation)

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1.0 cm of textual records.- 19 photographs

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(1932-1996)

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File consists of one letter from Ron van den Bosch, contained within a photo book. The letter describes the photographs and Bosch's photography. He also included some poetry in English between some photographs. The photographs are mostly in black and white and depict nature and people. Contents of photographs are as follows:
page 1: Stone fountain draining into a basin with bushes lining the side
page 2: hands conducting the Eucharist
page 7: street circus performer in front of a group of children
page 8: the sun over a body of water, with rocks to one side
page 10: colour; the sun in the sky with a tree
page 11: a circus performer with her face painted and her head back holding fire torches above her mouth
page 12: children watching the street performance
page 13: a lighter contrast version of the sun over water with rocks
page 15: police officers in helmets and holding batons and some young men standing close to them
page 16: dandelions poking through a thick chain
page 18: colour; 2 photographs featuring the sun through some trees
page 19: large photograph of a waterfall (folded)
page 20: children clapping at the street performance
page 21: same photograph as on page 7
page 22: overexposed photograph: water and the sun through the mouth of a cave
page 23: colour; purple flowers and orange and yellow tulips
page 24: colour; microphotography of burning stone
page 25: large photograph of Ron van den Bosch standing in front of a very large tree

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  • Dutch
  • English

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Title based on contents of the file.
Material is in Dutch and English.

Note

It is possible that this was received by Nouwen between 1970 - 1979. It could relate to photograph P2568 (Henri Nouwen fonds - General files - Letters from Ron van den Bosch, file 2389).

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2000 01 ; 2000 02

Location

Box 41, File 2318a

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