Becker, Paul

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Person (Male)

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  • Professional / Connected

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Life dates

Oberhelminghausen [Westphalia, D], 1867 - Brussels - Uccle, 1949

Activity

1894 - 1896 Bruxelles, Rue de Namur, 7
Paul Werner Auguste, ° 19.3.1867; + 20.10.1949. Stationer, photographer and print dealer at this address where he traded as Becker - Holemans, having married Anne Thérèse Holemans on 29.4.1893. He had previously lived in Antwerp where he was recorded as a clerk arriving from Detmold [D] on 1.5.1889.
1897 * - 1898 / Bruxelles, Rue Montagne de la Cour, 72
Domiciled at this address from 23.8.1897 to 9.4.1898 when he left for Brussels - Ixelles.
1902 - 1904 Bruxelles - Ixelles, Rue d'Orléans, 44a
1904 - 1938 Bruxelles - Ixelles, Rue Antoine Labarre, 22
During the interwar period, he specialised in architectural photography and reproductions of works of art. The Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage (KIK-IRPA), Brussels acquired Becker's collection of 35,000 negatives in 1943.

Locations

1894 - 1896 Bruxelles, Rue de Namur, 7
1897 * - 1898 / Bruxelles, Rue Montagne de la Cour, 72
1902 - 1904 Bruxelles - Ixelles, Rue d'Orléans, 44a
1904 - 1938 Bruxelles - Ixelles, Rue Antoine Labarre, 22

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Bibliography/Webography

CLAES, Marie-Christine. "Paul Becker" in KOTT, Christina & CLAES, Marie-Christine (éd.), Le patrimoine de la Belgique vu par l’Occupant : un héritage photographique de la Grande Guerre. Bruxelles, 2018, pp. 128-129.

BALaT - Becker, Paul: http://balat.kikirpa.be/people.php?priref=101816

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DIRECTORY_1997#153

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FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen

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Dates of creation/revision

MCC revised 20.2.2017 & 24.12.2017; merged with DIRECTORY_1997#155, 11.10.2017; MCC revised 20.5.2018 & 25.1.2019; SFJ revised 27.5.2019 based on information supplied by M. Demaeght.

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