Dechamps, Pierre-Edouard

Identity

Category

Person (Male)

Alternative name or descriptor

Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Status

  • Professional

Details

Life dates

Namur, 1828 - Liège, 1896

Activity

1858 / Charleroi, Rue de Marcinelle
° 2.8.1828; + 31.8.1896. In the wake of his bankruptcy as a merchant, Dechamps' effects were auctioned off on 16.10.1858, including a camera and accessories.
1860 ca Namur, Rue de l'Ange, 693
Traded as Dechamps - Decoeur, his wife being Pauline Decoeur. On trade card, "Photography on glass, paper and canvas. Copies of paintings and drawings. Frames, mirrors, engravings, lithographs."
1862 ca - 1863 / Namur, Rue des Brasseurs, 39
Dealer in frames, mirrors, prints and lithographs before turning to photography. Operator at this address of François Deron’s branch studio, which he left in 1863 to start up on his own account in Brussels. There was thus a break in occupancy of the studio between Dechamps and César Mitkiewicz.
1863 * - 1880 / Bruxelles, Place Sainte-Gudule, 14
Successor: Thiel Charles
Arrived at this address on 15.5.1863. At this address, "& Cie" is added. CVs exist with the combined names of J.B. Daems, Montagne de la Cour, 17 and Dechamps & Cie at this address, 1865 ca.  Patent of 15.9.1863 for "a positive photographic paper for the enlargement of images". Thereafter, on CVs, "Patented Photographers". Founder member of the ABP. According to the population registry he left for Liège on 2.10.1880.
1883 - 1886 Liège, Rue Bois-l'Evêque, 45
Perhaps already active at this address from the end of 1880.

Locations

1858 / Charleroi, Rue de Marcinelle
1860 ca Namur, Rue de l'Ange, 693
1862 ca - 1863 / Namur, Rue des Brasseurs, 39
1863 * - 1880 / Bruxelles, Place Sainte-Gudule, 14
1883 - 1886 Liège, Rue Bois-l'Evêque, 45

Exhibitions

Brussels, 1875; Brussels, 1880.

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Context

Affiliations

Affiliated entity

Association belge de Photographie

Type of affiliation

Member of

Dates of affiliation

1874 - 1882

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Management

Record source

DIRECTORY_1997#1035

Identity of institution

FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen

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Dates of creation/revision

SFJ revised 11.10.2017; MCC revised 24.12.2018

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