Belle, Louis

Identity

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Person (Male)

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  • Professional

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Life dates

Arnhem [NL], 1830 - ?, ?

Activity

1859 * Malmédy [Prussia], Arsilliers
° 4.6.1830. Often spelled "Bellé" in advertisements in the 1860s. Itinerant. Advertised in "La Semaine", 12.5.1859 that he was operating in the garden of Nicolas Mostert’s premises.
1860 - 1868 Malmédy [Prussia]
Advertised in "La Semaine", 29.4.1860 "on the premises of widow Muller". Intended to stay at this address for two weeks. Album "Vues de Malmédy", containing 18 albumen prints, 18 x 25 cm., published c. 1865. A certain V. Belle is said to have been operating in Malmédy about 1870.
1868 Saint-Vith [Prussia], Marché
Advertised his stay in the "Kreisblatt für den Kreis Malmedy", 7.3.1868. "Daguerreotypes, photographs, and paintings copied".
1881 - 1900 Saint-Trond, Hôtel de la Station<81>, Hôtel du Commerce, Hoogbrugstraat<93>
Recorded in the foreigners' register in 1883 as a photographer from the Netherlands. His presence in Sint-Truiden was probably intermittent and he probably continued to operate initially as an itinerant, at least until 1888. Also operated in Eindhoven [NL] from 24.8.1881 and left by 19.1.1888. Made photographs in the neighbourhood of Enghien as well as views of Seneffe castle.
1904 Bruxelles - Schaerbeek, Rue de Cologne, 106
"Belle & Cie" at this address.

Locations

1859 * Malmédy [Prussia], Arsilliers
1860 - 1868 Malmédy [Prussia]
1868 Saint-Vith [Prussia], Marché
1881 - 1900 Saint-Trond, Hôtel de la Station<81>, Hôtel du Commerce, Hoogbrugstraat<93>
1904 Bruxelles - Schaerbeek, Rue de Cologne, 106

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Record source

DIRECTORY_1997#181

Identity of institution

FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen

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Dates of creation/revision

SFJ revised 31.1.2018; revised 9.4.2019, 27.5.2019 & 6.8.2019 based on information supplied by M. Demaeght. Merged with entry 1997#182 ("Belle, Ls").

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