de Moffarts, Armand (Baron)

Identity

Category

Person (Male)

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Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Status

  • Amateur / Connected

Details

Life dates

Ellemelle, 1849 - Ellemelle, 1933

Activity

1887 - 1914 Saint-Trond, Château de Nieuwenhoven
Armand Edmond Marie, ° 11.10.1849; + 4.12.1933. Also lived in Liège. Patent of 31.3.1888 for "a camera shutter producing photographs with a short or long exposure or instantaneously" (invented in 1887 jointly with his brother Adolphe). Patent of 15.3.1890 for "a camera shutter producing photographs with a short or long exposure or instantaneously". Armand invented a snapshot camera for 6.5 x 9 cm plates in 1889 (shown by Adolphe to the ABP). Brother-in-law of Edouard Whetnall (see that name) and joint owner with him of the family château.

Locations

1887 - 1914 Saint-Trond, Château de Nieuwenhoven

Exhibitions

Liège, 1892 (no forename).

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Affiliated entity

Association belge de Photographie

Type of affiliation

Member of

Dates of affiliation

1887 - 1914

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Record source

DIRECTORY_1997#1294

Identity of institution

FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen

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Dates of creation/revision

SFJ revised 15.4.2017, 30.3.2020 & 11.4.2020

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