The coast guard keeps an eye on the sea

Coast guard

Image database Coastal Heritage

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You will find a precious collection of olf pictures, postcards, drawings and posters from Middelkerke, Oostende, De Haan and Blankenberge. Currently, the database contains about 73.000 images. The intention is to expand the database even more and your help is appreciated. You can do so by uploading interesting images, but also by helping out as a volunteer with tracking down, digitalising and describing the images.