Byl, Pierre Jean

Identity

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Person (Male)

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Status

  • Professional

Details

Life dates

Termonde, 1810 - Termonde, 1871

Activity

1865 - 1871 + Termonde, Grand Place
Successor: Byl Veuve P.J.
Petrus Joannes, ° 27.12.1810; + 17.1.1871. First professional photographer in Termonde, originally a house painter and decorator. Reported to have left the running of the studio to his daughter Léonie by 1870, a date which would coincide with the departure of his son and assistant Arthur for Alost. For several years after he died, the studio continued to operate in P.J. Byl's name alone.

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1865 - 1877 + Termonde, Grand Place

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Record source

DIRECTORY_1997#549

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FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen

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Dates of creation/revision

SFJ revised 30.6.2017, 21.4.2018 & 11.1.2019; revised 14.8.2019 based on information supplied by M. Demaeght

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