Archives Janine Binon

The Janine Binon Archives

  • Access and consultation : The collection can be consulted in digital form on the computers of the reading room of via Pallas. Its content is freely available.
  • Reproduction :  The content of the collection may not be freely reproduced in the reading room. For any reproduction request by the CegeSoma teams, practical information is available here.

Collection description :

Janine Binon was a nurse at the Hôpital de l'Océan in La Panne and at Queen Elisabeth's schools "Charles Théodore" and "Marie-Josée" in Wulveringhem. Her collections include photographs taken during her stay in above-mentioned establishments from 1914 to 1918, as well as some photographs taken behind the lines and of other military hospitals abroad (London, Paris,...). There are also photos of King Albert I and Queen Elizabeth at Princess Marie-Josée's communion and on visits to several schools.

For more information :

  • De Munck, Luc et Luc Vandeweyer. Het hospitaal van de Koningin : Rode Kruis, L'Océan en De Panne 1914-1918. De Panne: Gemeente De Panne, 2013.
  • Janssens, Pieter. Belgische veldhospitalen tijdens de Eerste Wereldoorlog. Brussel: Algemeen Rijksarchief, 2001.
  • Loodts, Patrick et Isabelle Masson-Loodts. La Grande Guerre des soignants : médecins, infirmières et brancardiers en 1914-1918. Bruxelles : Memogrames, 2008
  • Reding, Raymond. Hôpital de l'Océan : La Panne 1914-1918 : Une aventure belge au coeur de la tourmente. Bruxelles : Jourdan, 2015.