Desaix, Eugène

Identity

Category

Person (Male)

Alternative name or descriptor

  • Photographie Moderne (at Trois-Ponts); Phototypie Moderne (at Rue de l'Archiduc Rodolphe); L'Établissement Franco-Belge de Phototypie (at Rue de Moorslede and in Paris)

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  • Professional / Connected

Details

Life dates

Argenton [Indre, F], 1872 - ?, 1930

Activity

1900 ca - 1905 ca Trois-Ponts
° 30.12.1872. During this period, portrait studio at this address; subsequently, postcards published here.
1907 - 1910 Aywaille
Initially portrait photographer as well as publisher of picture postcards here. On the occasion of his wedding in Aywaille on 12.9.1907, recorded as a photographer resident in Aywaille. Probably still active in Aywaille, 1913 ca.
1912 Bruxelles - Schaerbeek, Rue Henri Stacquet, 5
Collotype. Publisher of picture postcards with the collection title "La Belgique Historique". "Albums, catalogues and industrial work of all kinds" [Mertens, 1912].
1913 - 1914 > Bruxelles - Laeken, Rue de l'Archiduc Rodolphe, 10
"Photo-engraving, collotype and similar branches" [Mertens, 1914]. Publisher of picture postcards with the collection title "La Belgique Industrielle". The street was renamed "Rue de Moorslede" in 1919. Active at this address throughout the 1920s as well as in Paris [F], Rue Notre-Dame de Nazareth, 53 from 1919 and into the 1920s. Desaix published postcards with the collection title "La France Historique" under his Paris imprint.

Locations

1900 ca - 1905 ca Trois-Ponts
1907 - 1910 Aywaille
1912 Bruxelles - Schaerbeek, Rue Henri Stacquet, 5
1913 - 1914 > Bruxelles - Laeken, Rue de l'Archiduc Rodolphe, 10

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Record source

DIRECTORY_1997#1386

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SFJ revised 30.11.2017 & 19.2.2018; SFJ revised 30.10.2019 based on information supplied by M. Demaeght; MCC revised 26.9.2020; MD revised 13.11.2020; SFJ revised 22.11.2020 & 17.8.2021

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