de Potter, Ernest

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  • Amateur / Connected

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Life dates

Brussels - Schaerbeek, 1875 - Brussels - Schaerbeek, 1924

Activity

1897 - 1913 Bruxelles - Schaerbeek, Chaussée de Haecht, 164 or 146
Ernest Louis François, ° 22.6.1875; + 17.12.1924. Editor of the "Bulletin du Photo-Club de Belgique", 1897-1901, then of the "Revue belge de photographie", 1902-1905, then of the "Revue internationale de photographie", 1906-1913. President of the Board of Directors of the "Musée belge des photographies documentaires"; director of the "Institut international de Photographie". Librarian of the "Photo-Club de Belgique". Member of the "Club d'amateurs photographes de Belgique". Member of the "Photo-Club de Schaerbeek". Honorary member of the "Cercle Photographique d’Ixelles" and of the "Cercle d’études photographiques et scientifiques d’Anvers". de Potter's activity continued formally until the "Institut international de Photographie" was disolved in 1921 and its holdings transferred to the successor organisation of the "Institut international de Bibliographie" in Brussels.
In recognition of his role as an intelligence agent for the British during World War I, de Potter was awarded the Military Cross.

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1897 - 1913 Bruxelles - Schaerbeek, Chaussée de Haecht, 164 or 146

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Antwerp (CEPSA), 1903.

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DIRECTORY_1997#1341

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FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen

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SFJ revised 6.10.2018, 8.3.2019 & 2.4.2019; SFJ revised 25.5.2020, 31.5.2020 & 25.6.2020 based on information supplied by M. Demaeght

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