Deron, François

Identity

Category

Person (Male)

Alternative name or descriptor

Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Status

  • Professional

Details

Life dates

Samoëns [Savoy, F], 1819 - Brussels, 1876

Activity

1853 * - 1857 / Bruxelles, Rue de la Bergère (near la Putterie)
° 1.2.1819; + 29.9.1876. Daguerreotypist and photographer. Stereoscopic daguerreotypes. Initially he was a watchmaker: agency for Swiss instruments: watches, music boxes, musical instruments. At this address until 1857, then again from 3.1.1859 (but apparently, no longer a work address).
1857 * - 1876 + Brussels, Rue de la Madeleine, 13
Successor: Deron Veuve François
Arrived at this address on 12.3.1857. Could be said to have introduced the CV into Belgium: "New year gifts. Portraits on visiting cards at 9 francs for 12" (L'Echo de Bruxelles, 22.12.1857). Good quality enlargements. Patent of 15.6.1861 for "a photographic camera" [fitted with a removable plate holder divided into several frames permitting multiple exposure]. Member of the ABP from 14.9.1875.
1862 ca - 1863 Namur, Rue de la Blanchisserie, 13
Short-lived branch studio operated by Pierre-Edouard Dechamps (see that name).

Locations

1853 * - 1857 / Bruxelles, Rue de la Bergère (near la Putterie)
1857 * - 1876 + Brussels, Rue de la Madeleine, 13
1862 ca - 1863 Namur, Rue de la Blanchisserie, 13

Exhibitions

Brussels, 1854; Paris, 1855; Courtrai, 1865; Vienna, 1873 (carbon prints exhibited as a novelty).

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Affiliations

Affiliated entity

Association belge de Photographie

Type of affiliation

Member of

Dates of affiliation

1875 - 1876

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Management

Record source

DIRECTORY_1997#1368

Identity of institution

FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen

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Dates of creation/revision

SFJ revised 30.11.2017, 2.1.2019 & 27.3.2020

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