Brackelaire, Théophile

Identity

Category

Person (Male)

Alternative name or descriptor

  • Photographie Artistique Instantanée (in Renaix)

Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Status

  • Professional / Connected

Details

Life dates

Renaix, 1837 - ?, ?

Activity

1863 * - 1866 Renaix, Grand'Place, 4<63 sa>
Théophile Marie Joseph, ° 29.3.1837. On the occasion of his wedding in Renaix on 14.8.1861, recorded as a tradesman there. "Studio founded in 1863".
1865 * - 1868 / Tournai, Enclos Saint-Martin, 3, 15 or 16
1866 Tournai, Grand Place, 4
1868 * - 1887 Tournai, Rue Roc Saint-Nicaise, 17
On many CVs, "Firm Founded in 1865"; also "Roc" is omitted. Founder member of the ABP ("De Brackelaire"). Completed a commission to photograph antique tapestries that decorated the Cathedral sacristy in December 1876. Founder member of the "Cercle Artistique de Tournai", inaugurated on 28.5.1885.
1872 Ath, Grand'Place
"On Mr Desmet’s premises". Either Gustave Desmet, wine merchant at no. 14, or Edmond Desmet, cloth merchant at no. 16.
1878 ca Mouscron, Rue de la Station, 29
Branch studio.
1886 - 1897 Tournai, Vieux Marché aux Vaches, 31<89> or 32<93>
= Place Sainte Marguerite.
1898 - 1913 Tournai, Place de Lille, 32
Successor: Carlier (stock of negatives, by 1905)
Also undertook collotype printing at this address. "Veuve Carlier" in the Monod trade directory, 1907-1913. On the occasion of his wedding in Brussels on 12.10.1904, Fernand Valentin Théophile Brackelaire (° Tournai, 16.5.1877), Théophile's son, was recorded as a photographer resident in Tournai.

Locations

1863 * - 1866 Renaix, Grand'Place, 4
1865 * - 1868 / Tournai, Enclos Saint-Martin, 3, 15 or 16
1866 Tournai, Grand Place, 4
1868 * - 1887 Tournai, Rue Roc Saint-Nicaise, 17
1872 Ath, Grand'Place
1878 ca Mouscron, Rue de la Station, 29
1886 - 1897 Tournai, Vieux Marché aux Vaches, 31<89> or 32<93>
1898 - 1913 Tournai, Place de Lille, 32

Exhibitions

Ghent, 1880.

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Bibliography/Webography

Context

Affiliations

Affiliated entity

Association belge de Photographie

Type of affiliation

Member of

Dates of affiliation

1874 - 1884

Description of relationship

Management

Record source

DIRECTORY_1997#415

Identity of institution

FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen

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Dates of creation/revision

SFJ revised 27.6.2017, 8.7.2017, 29.4.2018, 26.5.2018 & 16.11.2018; SFJ revised 27.10.2019 based on information supplied by M. Demaeght

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