Candèze, Ernest

Identity

Category

Person (Male)

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Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Status

  • Amateur / Connected

Details

Life dates

Liège, 1827 - Glain, 1898

Activity

1870 ca - 1898 + Liège - Glain
° 27.2.1827; + 30.6.1898. Doctor of medicine in 1852. Doctor-alienist (director of the Glain asylum), zoologist, botanist, and entomologist. Member of the "Académie Royale de Belgique" in 1858; director of the science section in 1874. Author of novels popularising the sciences.
Patent of 31.1.1874 for a camera known as the "scénographe" [foldable camera for 11 x 16 plates, with a meniscus lens and disc diaphragm]. Constructed in Paris by Émile Deyrolle & Fils, the scenograph was in use throughout Europe. Patent of 29.4.1882 for "a camera for taking instantaneous views". In 1882, experiments for the Ministry of War with photographs taken from a barrage balloon equipped with a pneumatic shutter of his own design. Author of "La Photographie en chemin de fer et en ballon", Bulletin de l’ABP, 1882, and "La photographie en voyage", Bulletin du Club Alpin belge, 1884.  A complete bibliography was published by Professor Lameere in "Annales de la Société entomologique de Belgique" vol. 42, 1898.
Founder member of the ABP. President of the Liège section, 1874-1879 and 1882-83; vice-president 1881-82 and 1883-84. Vice-president of the ABP from 1874 until 1880, president from 1886 until 1889.

Locations

1870 ca - 1898 + Liège - Glain

Exhibitions

Brussels, 1875.

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Techniques

Bibliography/Webography

Wikipédia - Ernest Candèze: https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ernest_Candeze

Context

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Affiliated entity

Association belge de Photographie

Type of affiliation

Member of

Dates of affiliation

1874 - 1898

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Management

Record source

DIRECTORY_1997#574

Identity of institution

FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen

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Dates of creation/revision

SFJ revised 7.7.2017; MCC revised 25.1.2019.

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