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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Status

  • 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".
1913 - 1914 > Bruxelles - Laeken, Rue de l'Archiduc Rodolphe, 10
"Photo-engraving, collotype and similar branches" [Mertens, 1914]. 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

Identity of institution

FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen

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Dates of creation/revision

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

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