Blanckart, Henri

Identity

Category

Person (Male)

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Status

  • Professional

Details

Life dates

Herzogenrath [Prussia], 1833 - Hasselt, 1894

Activity

1860 ca Bruxelles, Galerie du Roi, 27
Henri Joseph, ° 16.12.1833; + 4.6.1894. Sometimes spelled "Blankaert". Worked at Plumier’s studio ("Passage Saint-Hubert") before forming a partnership with Victor Sallas in Charleroi from 1860 until 1863 (see Sallas [Victor] & Blanckart [Henri]).
1861 * - 1863 / Saint-Trond, Rue des Vaches, 820 (on J. Neys' or Nys’ premises)
Successor: Van Laer Guillaume
Studio opened on 20.5.1861. J. Neys was a bleacher and dyer. "The studio will be arranged so as not to inconvenience in any way those persons coming to pose. Trainee photographers sought." Operated here until early April 1863 when he left for Hasselt.
1863 * - 1865 Hasselt, Chaussée de Saint-Trond, 3B
First domicile after arriving from Charleroi on 20.4.1863. At a wedding in Brussels on 11.7.1863, Joseph Blankaert [sic] was recorded as a photographer aged 29 resident in Hasselt. Blanckart advertised: "For more details, apply to Mr Wynrokx, house painter, rue de Diest". This is probably P. Wynrocx, who subsequently went into partnership with Guillaume Van Laer (see that name).
1864 ca Saint-Trond, Marché au Bois, 19 (on Peeters’ premises)
1864 - 1866 Saint-Trond, Rue de Sel, 342 or 343
Initially recorded here in March 1864. Coexisted with the Hasselt studio, near the station.
1865 - 1867 Hasselt, near the station
1866 Tongres, Hôtel Saint-Antoine (near the station)
Opened after Hasselt (near the station) and Saint-Trond (Steenstraat).
1867 * - 1868 Sint-Truiden, Steenstraat, 14
1868 Hasselt, Rue Marché aux Avoines, 32 or 33
CV bearing device "Atelier für Photographie" surmounted by a crown.
1868 ca Saint-Trond, Rue de Diest, 14
Coexisted with the Hasselt studio, Rue Marché aux Avoines, 32
1869 - 1886 Hasselt, Rue Vieille, 48<69-73>, 52<79>, 38<82> or 58<86>
"Blankart" on CV dated 1879.
1870 Saint-Trond, Ridderstraat, 26
1887 - 1894 + Hasselt, Rue Isabelle, 6 or 7<91>
Successor: Blanckart Aug. [&] C. Frères

Locations

1860 ca Bruxelles, Galerie du Roi, 27
1861 * - 1863 / Saint-Trond, Rue des Vaches, 820 (on J. Neys' or Nys’ premises)
1863 * - 1865 Hasselt, Chaussée de Saint-Trond, 3B
1864 ca Saint-Trond, Marché au Bois, 19 (on Peeters’ premises)
1864 - 1866 Saint-Trond, Rue de Sel, 342 or 343
1865 - 1867 Hasselt, near the station
1866 Tongres, Hôtel Saint-Antoine (near the station)
1867 * - 1868 Sint-Truiden, Steenstraat, 14
1868 Hasselt, Rue Marché aux Avoines, 32 or 33
1868 ca Saint-Trond, Rue de Diest, 14
1869 - 1886 Hasselt, Rue Vieille, 48<69-73>, 52<79>, 38<82> or 58<86>
1870 Saint-Trond, Ridderstraat, 26
1887 - 1894 + Hasselt, Rue Isabelle, 6 or 7<91>

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Bibliography/Webography

NICOLAÏ, Jean. "Fotostudio Blanckart...Kijken naar het vogeltje! Een beeld van deze familie en hun betekenis voor de fotografie in Hasselt", Kunst & Erfgoed in de kijker - Het Stadsmus [Hasselt], n° 48, 2015, pp. 1-16.

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Record source

DIRECTORY_1997#273

Identity of institution

FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen

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Dates of creation/revision

SFJ revised 27.5.2017 & 10.5.2018; revised 6.8.2019 & 13.9.2019 based on information supplied by M. Demaeght; MCC revised 9.3.2020; MD revised 22.4.2020 & 23.4.2020

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