De Bedts, Auguste

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Person (Male)

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  • Professional

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Life dates

Antwerp, 1813 - Courtrai, 1884

Activity

1856 * Anvers, Rue Houblonnière, 1474
Predecessor: Ghémar [L.] & Severin [R.]
Auguste Germain François, ° 13.4.1813; + 20.1.1884.
1858 Courtrai, Rue des Récollets
"In the old Récollets convent, the studio is situated in the middle of a vast garden and can inspected at no cost every day" (L'Écho de Courtrai, 5.12.1858).
1859 Mons, Rue des Capucins, 54 (on M. Levecq-Cordier’s premises)
1860 Gand, Quai aux Vaches, 56
1861 * - 1884 + Courtrai, Rue de la Lys, 45<61-63 ca>, 14<66 ca-70> then 12<70-84>
Successor: De Bedts Veuve Auguste
At this address from September 1861. Series on the destruction of Saint-Martin’s church tower in Courtrai by fire on 7.8.1862, one of the first photo-reportages in Belgium. Portraits of author Henri Conscience as well as fellow photographers John Sherrington and Désiré Van Monckhoven. The Museum of Photography in Antwerp possesses De Bedts' personal album.

Locations

1856 * Anvers, Rue Houblonnière, 1474
1858 Courtrai, Rue des Récollets
1859 Mons, Rue des Capucins, 54 (on M. Levecq-Cordier’s premises)
1860 Gand, Quai aux Vaches, 56
1861 * - 1884 + Courtrai, Rue de la Lys, 45<61-63 ca>, 14<66 ca-70> then 12<70-84>

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DIRECTORY_1997#982

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FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen

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SFJ revised 20.8.2017 & 3.2.2018, partly based on information supplied by Pool Andries; revised 9.11.2018, 22.1.2019 & 1.9.2019 based on information supplied by M. Demaeght

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