|- LA CITADELLE||DE NAMUR -|
Other indices came to confirm the thesis according to the fact that the citadel of Namur would conceal a Passage place towards the obscure cities.
The rear door of the steps of the moving plain. Always closed, nobody knows what could be hidden instairs.
| On one hand, in the
head of the communal authorities. Indeed, the municipal officials of the good town of
Namur would not maintain the connections closer than one could not suppose it with the
obscure continent. For example, who noted the strange similarity which exists between the
project of the Steamer of Botta (building which would have sheltered the new regional
Wallon Parliament) and the "desert vessel" of Axel Wappendorf?
In addition, the most revealing and more striking index is that there is a representation of the citadel by the famous obscure draughtsman, Robert Louis Marie de la Barque. Since the existence of this draughtsman is now certified in the two worlds, one could without fear affirm that this image does not represent in oneself a proof. It could indeed be a question of an alleviating work, carried out during a journey and consequently without direct relationship with the idea of passage. One can nevertheless argue that de la Barque was always harnessed to draw places which one now knows of sure source as being Passage places. Moreover, one knows that he always prefered to represent places of Bruxelles. Why, suddenly to draw the citadel of Namur. These two arguments suffice to our eyes as being obvious evidence that Robert Louis Marie de la Barque knew that the citadel was a Passage place and that he deepened certainly himself the question.
The drawing of the citadel of Namur by Robert Louis Marie de la Barque.