Cercle de Photographie [Antwerp]

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Collective

Alternative name or descriptor

  • Cercle Photographique d'Anvers; Photographische Kring

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  • Group

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1901 * - 1914 Anvers, Courte Rue Neuve 46<11-12> or 44<12-14>
Founded on 3.2.1901. Founding president: Louis Vrancken; vice-president: Ernest Schepens (1907-1908); secretary-treasurer: Frans Van den Broeck (1907-1908), Jozef Van Praet (1908-1909); Eugène Van Rossom (1910). In 1908, committee members: Jos. Aerts, Jos. Beerts and Julien Verberne. Subsequently, honorary president: Georges Leclef (1909-1911); president: Frans Van den Broeck (1909-1910). In 1911: President: Frans Van den Broeck (until 1914); vice-president: Ernest Schepens (until 1912); secretary-treasurer: Eugène Van Rossom (until 1914); deputy secretary: Aimé Lemmens (until 1912). In 1913: vice-president: Lucien De Graef (until 1914); deputy secretary: Jan Van Beeck (until 1914).
Organised an annual public exhibition from 1907 to 1911 held in August-September in the "Syndicat du Commerce et de l'Industrie", Courte Rue Neuve, 46. This was also the venue for the group's weekly meetings, held on Mondays. Organised a Henri Conscience competition to mark the centenary of the poet's birth, run by Frans Van den Broeck and Eugène Van Rossom. Divided into two sections, views of Antwerp and views of the Conscience centenary celebrations, prints were displayed at the club's annual exhibition on 10-19.8.1912, held this time in the "Arti" Hall on the Meir.

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1901 * - 1914 Anvers, Courte Rue Neuve 46<11-12> or 44<12-14>

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DIRECTORY_2017#1077

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SFJ new 4.1.2019; SFJ revised 13.9.2020, 21.11.2020, 29.11.2020, 16.2.2021 & 6.3.2021 based on information supplied by M. Demaeght; SFJ revised 18.2.2021 based on information supplied by Pool Andries; MD revised 26.8.2020 & 25.2.2021

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