Cerf, Joseph

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Person (Male)

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  • Professional / Connected

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Brussels, 1827 - Brussels, 1894

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1858 * - 1868 / Bruxelles, Galerie de la Reine, 3<58-60> then 6<60-68>
° 20.1.1827; + 6.6.1894. Engineer-optician. Brother of Henri Cerf. A business card depicting a camera states "English Optics", 1860 ca.
1869 * - 1897 / Bruxelles, Galerie du Roi, 9
Optician. Photograph dealer from 1890 ca. Domiciled at this address from 5.5.1871. At this address, the name "Firm Joseph Cerf" was still being used two years after his death in the directories, followed by "Veuve" in 1897.
1880 ca Ostende, Rue de Flandre, 14 bis
Portrait studio at this address. In 1880, the Brand brothers had a branch studio at no. 16. Perhaps there is a link, because Brand was Cerf's mother’s maiden name.

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1858 * - 1868 / Bruxelles, Galerie de la Reine, 3<58-60> then 6<60-68>
1869 * - 1897 / Bruxelles, Galerie du Roi, 9
1880 ca Ostende, Rue de Flandre, 14 bis

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DIRECTORY_1997#640

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FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen

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