Dehaut, Léon

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1896 - 1901 Bruxelles, Rue Neuve, 114
Successor: Sober Edmond
Engineer and chemist. Graduated from the "Université libre de Bruxelles" in 1878 as a chemical engineer. Spent three periods in Africa, the first as a tradesman in Gabon. On his definitive return to Belgium, Dehaut set up a business that failed and then turned to photography. Gave a lecture on the theory and practice of radiography at the "Cercle d'études photographiques et scientifiques de Bruxelles" on 17.11.1896. "The apparent paradox of the invisible being rendered visible has interested him greatly" (Le Peit bleu du matin, 23.11.1896). "Radiographer to the civil hospitals of Brussels and to the public prosecutor’s office" [Mertens, 1898]. Coexisted at this address with Nadaue.

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1896 - 1901 Bruxelles, Rue Neuve, 114

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DIRECTORY_1997#1120

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FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen

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SFJ revised 2.3.2018; MD revised 26.5.2020; SFJ revised 6.10.2020 based on information supplied by M. Demaeght

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