De Lille, Victor

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Person (Male)

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  • Professional

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Life dates

Maldegem, 1863 - Maldegem, 1940

Activity

1882 - 1900 ca Maldegem, Eedestraat, 37
° 2.11.1863; + 15.6.1940. Also sold watches and jewelry. In 1890, "Veuve De Lille & enfants" = Victor's mother, Marie Theresia Van den Bossche (+ Maldegem, 18.11.1901, aged 81), and his siblings. Considered the first photographer in Maldeghem. Victor was appointed a local tax collector in 1887. He founded a weekly newspaper "'t Getrouwe Maldeghem" on 29.7.1888. He went on to have a career as journalist, publisher and politician. "The offices of [this newspaper] as well as the watchmakers and jewellers Widow De Lille & Children are at present transferred from Eedestraat, 37 to Noordstraat, 10 in Maldeghem" ('t Getrouwe Maldeghem, 13.4.1890).

Locations

1882 - 1900 ca Maldegem, Eedestraat, 37

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Bibliography/Webography

STEEGHERS, Wilfried. "Victor De Lille (1863-1940)", Ons Meetjesland, vol. 7 (1974) no. 1.

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DIRECTORY_1997#1215

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FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen

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Dates of creation/revision

SFJ revised 27.9.2019 based on information supplied by M. Demaeght

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