De Backer, Jean

Identity

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Person (Male)

Alternative name or descriptor

  • Photographie Moderne

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Status

  • Professional

Details

Life dates

Braine-le-Château, 1855 - Brussels - Berchem-Sainte-Agathe, 1935

Activity

1896 * - 1898 / Bruges, Rue des Pierres, 51
Jean Joseph Léon, ° 26.7.1855; + 31.12.1935. Sometimes spelled "De Baecker". Operated in Lille [F], Rue Saint-Gabriel, 35 in 1889. Arrived from Tournai on 2.9.1896. Left for Roeselare on 1.6.1898. He should not be confused with Joannes Egidius Cornelius De Backer (° Antwerp, 1844), recorded as a servant and photographer's assistant living in Keizerstraat, 23/2 in the 1890 Antwerp population register. This latter De Backer appeared in notarial acts in Eekeren in 1890 ("Jan Egide De Backer") and in 1891 ("Jan Corneel De Backer"), on both occasions described as a photographer in Antwerp.
1896 - 1904 Ostende, Place du Commerce, 4
Initially a branch of the Bruges studio. "De Backer K." in 1904.
1898 ca Ostende, Débarcadère
Co-existed with the Bruges studio.
1898 * - 1900 ca Roulers, Rue de l'Est, 22

Locations

1896 * - 1898 / Bruges, Rue des Pierres, 51
1896 - 1904 Ostende, Place du Commerce, 4
1898 ca Ostende, Débarcadère
1898 * - 1900 ca Roulers, Rue de l'Est, 22

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Record source

DIRECTORY_1997#967

Identity of institution

FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen

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Dates of creation/revision

SFJ revised 29.1.2018, 24.5.2018, 20.6.2018 & 2.12.2018; MD revised 25.5.2020; SFJ revised 26.5.2020 based on information supplied by M. Demaeght

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