Alker, Charles

Identity

Category

Person (Male)

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Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Status

  • Connected

Details

Life dates

Saint-Amand-les-Eaux [Nord, F], 1838 - Brussels, 1907

Activity

1870 * - 1879 /  Bruxelles, Place de Louvain, 8
Predecessor: Geymet & Alker
Charles Victor Auguste, ° 17.2.1838; + 24.4.1907. Chemist. Arrived from Paris on 10.9.1870 where he was a partner of Geymet (see Geymet & Alker). Collotypes, photolithographs. Published a plan for the restoration and preservation of the ‘Colonne du Congrès’ in 1877. Business partner of Idesbald Chotteau at this address from 1874 until 1879. Founder member of the ABP.
1879 * - 1881 / Bruxelles, Rue Royale, 23a
Supplies for photographers. At this address from 11.9.1879 until 3.2.1881. In the 1880s he was registered as an office clerk; in 1890 as an electrician. Founder member of the "Société belge des électriciens" in 1884.
1890 - 1895 Bruxelles, Rue de l’Association, 9
Electroplated bronze of a lion on the Waterloo monument in the Brussels cemetery, 1890.

Locations

1870 * - 1879 /  Bruxelles, Place de Louvain, 8
1879 * - 1881 / Bruxelles, Rue Royale, 23a
1890 - 1895 Bruxelles, Rue de l’Association, 9

Exhibitions

Brussels, 1874; Brussels, 1875; Paris, 1878.

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Affiliated entity

Association belge de Photographie

Type of affiliation

Member of

Dates of affiliation

1874 - 1877

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Management

Record source

DIRECTORY_1997#59

Identity of institution

FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen

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Dates of creation/revision

SFJ revised 31.1.2017, 7.6.2017 & 1.1.2019; revised 19.9.2019 based on information supplied by M. Demaeght

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