Claes, Ferdinand

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  • Professional

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Life dates

Antwerp, 1877 - ?, ?

Activity

1900 - 1902 Anvers, Chaussée Vleminckx, 52
Ferdinandus Joannes, ° 31.12.1877. Initial "J." in some directories. Recorded as a photographer domiciled in Antwerp on the occasion of his wedding in Antwerp on 18.12.1900.
1901 - 1920 > Anvers, Rue des Meuniers, 61 [Maaldersstraat]
Already recorded as a photographer at this address at the birth of a son (Ludovicus) on 5.8.1901. "Speciality of photographs in relief (views and portraits)", c. 1908. Member of the "Cercle d'études photographiques et scientifiques d'Anvers" (no forename). Ferdinand's brother Louis (° Antwerp, 24.2.1887) was also recorded as a photographer at this address at the occasion of the latter's wedding on 2.12.1911. Ferdinand remained active at this address in the interwar period and was still recorded here in the 1937 population registry. At that period, specialized in views of the port of Antwerp. Note Frans Claes (° Antwerp, 29.10.1913; + Antwerp, 16.6.2005), a son of his brother Louis, was also recorded as a photographer in Antwerp during the interwar years, initially operating with his father. Ferdinand was honorary president of the "Club de Studio-Portrettisten der Provincie Antwerpen" in December 1950.

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1900 - 1902 Anvers, Chaussée Vleminckx, 52
1901 - 1920 > Anvers, Rue des Meuniers, 61 [Maaldersstraat]

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DIRECTORY_1997#699

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SFJ revised 18.7.2017, 28.12.2017 & 3.2.2018, partly based on information supplied by Pool Andries; SFJ revised 13.10.2020 based on information supplied by M. Demaeght and merged with entry 1997#701 "Claes, Jean"; MD revised 8.2.2021 partially based on information supplied by Pool Andries & 18.2.2021; MD revised 13.5.2020 & 8.11.2022

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