Detaille, Armand

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Category

Person (Male)

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Status

  • Amateur

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Life dates

Activity

1886 - 1911 Liège - Ougrée
Accountant. The Detaille brothers, Armand and Hubert, undertook joint research on exposure times and shutters. They were granted a patent on 16.8.1887 for "a drop shutter for instant photography". In 1889 they studied the properties of hydroquinone, and in 1890 the toning of transparencies by sodium hydrosulphite and by alum. In addition to their technical research the Detaille brothers were distinguished artistic photographers. Prizewinners of competitions held by the "Bulletin de l'ABP" in 1886, 1888, and 1889.

Locations

1886 - 1911 Liège - Ougrée

Exhibitions

Detaille Frères: Berlin, 1889; Bruges, 1890; Liège, 1892 (bromide enlargements on paper).

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Techniques

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Affiliated entity

Association belge de Photographie

Type of affiliation

Member of

Dates of affiliation

1886 - 1911

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Management

Record source

DIRECTORY_1997#1449

Identity of institution

FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen

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Dates of creation/revision

SFJ revised 15.4.2017

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