English introductionpage of the Flemish


Website made in Ghent, Belgium, where Leo Baekeland was born in 1863.
Ghent is the historical city in Flanders where Leo Baekeland lived, studied
and worked for twenty-six years. That is nearly one third of his life.
It is also in Ghent that he met and married his wife Céline Swarts,
the daughter of his professor. In Ghent was born their first child
Jenny Baekeland, who deceased in the US at the age of five.

start the collection
with a lot of pictures and Dutch text or
go directly to the pages

Leo Hendrik Baekeland
coffee        espresso         sunbeam
radio tesla         cameras 1        cameras 2        cameras 3


2008 Flickr Gallery 2009

LINKS

Our Collection Flyer
The Bakelite Collection is a cooperation between
Anouk Van De Velde and Karel Julien Cole

Plastics Collection
of Gaston Vermosen

Galessa's Plastics
on Flickr

MUSEUM
THE HOUSE OF ALIJN GHENT

MUSEUM
for the
HISTORY OF SCIENCES GHENT

MOMENTIVE
holder of the brandnames
BAKELITE en BAKELIT

DUTCH SITES
OF THE WEBMASTER

with a lot of pictures

Christo and Jeanne-Claude
their Dutch site

Cartoons of Walli en Bom
search for the
Just Judges

Friendship book of Cécile Coupé
1899 - 1901

©
copyright Julien Karel Cole

contact
juliensart@gmail.com

This site is made in 2006 - 2007
Meanwhile we are more active on Flickr

juliensart - View  'Our Bakelite Collection' set on Flickriver

juliensart - View  'Our Collection Early Plastics' set on Flickriver

STARTPAGINA

This non-commercial website about Leo Baekeland and his
inventions is made on the occasion of hundred years of bakelite
BAKELITE and BAKELIT are brandnames of MOMENTIVE