Cézard, Louis

Identity

Category

Person (Male)

Alternative name or descriptor

  • SA des Plaques Photographiques Excelsior

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Status

  • Connected

Details

Life dates

Nancy [Meurthe-et-Moselle, F], 1839 - ?, ?

Activity

1887 - 1890 Liège, Rue Saint-Léonard, 392
Louis Jules Auguste, ° 15.8.1839. Belonged to a family of merchants from Nancy [F] who grew rich from the sugar trade in Nantes [F]. Initially recorded as an industrialist in the foreigners' register in 1883 and resident in Brussels - Laeken in December 1884. Director of the "S.A. des Plaques Photographiques Excelsior". He applied various systems of coating gelatine onto gelatine silver bromide dry plates.
1891 - 1894 Liège, Rue du Saint-Esprit, 86<91> or 106<93>
According to a note in the ABP card file, Cézard left Belgium in 1893. In 1894, G. Bardeau was the company director.
1897 - 1902 Liège, Rue Saint-Paul, 8 <02sa>
Cézard's son Edouard Jean Nicolas (° Nantes [Loire-Atlantique, F], 1.4.1866; + Visé, 22.9.1897), recorded as a photographer domiciled in Liège, was found drowned in the river Meuse. At that time, Louis Cézard was domiciled in Savenay [Loire-Atlantique, F]. An unverified source states that Louis Cézard died in 1899.

Locations

1887 - 1890 Liège, Rue Saint-Léonard, 392
1891 - 1894 Liège, Rue du Saint-Esprit, 86<91> or 106<93>
1897 - 1902 Liège, Rue Saint-Paul, 8 <02sa>

Exhibitions

Brussels, 1888.

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Affiliated entity

Association belge de Photographie

Type of affiliation

Member of

Dates of affiliation

1887 - 1893

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Management

Record source

DIRECTORY_1997#646

Identity of institution

FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen

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Dates of creation/revision

SFJ revised 27.10.2019 based on information supplied by M. Demaeght

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