Despret, Emmanuel

Identity

Category

Person (Male)

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Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Status

  • Professional

Details

Life dates

Nivelles, 1856 - Nivelles, 1938

Activity

1874 - 1906 ca Nivelles, Grand'Place, 75
Predecessor: Despret Auguste
° 1.11.1856; + 27.5.1938. Son of Auguste Despret. Author, painter, publisher; longstanding communal secretary at Monstreux. Founder member of the ABP ("Desprez"). In the ABP membership lists, he is recorded as a photographer from 1875. Patent of 31.8.1885 for "a photographic camera" [camera with hinged front panel and two swivel pins on the inner casing for sealing it off]. Apparently initially active at Grand' Place at his father’s studio before taking it over on his father's death in 1897.
1909 - 1914 Nivelles, Rue Sainte-Anne, 9
Continued to operate at this address into the 1930s.

Locations

1874 - 1906 ca Nivelles, Grand'Place, 75
1909 - 1914 Nivelles, Rue Sainte-Anne, 9

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Bibliography/Webography

COMPTE-TASSENOY, Brigitte, "Emmanuel Despret (1856-1938). Auteur wallon, peintre, photographe, éditeur et secrétaire communal de Monstreux de 1898 à 1930", Archéologie Histoire Folklore Nivelles et Brabant Wallon", n° 86 bis, mai 1992, pp. 55-77.

Context

Affiliations

Affiliated entity

Association belge de Photographie

Type of affiliation

Member of

Dates of affiliation

1874 - 1880

Description of relationship

Management

Record source

DIRECTORY_1997#1438

Identity of institution

FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen

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Dates of creation/revision

SFJ revised 1.2.2017, 31.5.2018 & 6.1.2019

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