Figgé, Charles

Identity

Category

Person (Male)

Alternative name or descriptor

Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Status

  • Professional

Details

Life dates

Münden [Prussia], 1848 - ?, ?

Activity

1879 * - 1894 / Bruxelles, Rue Neuve, 2 then 19<83-90> renumbered 23<91-94>
Predecessor: Figgé & Bertel (no. 2); Flament (no. 19) Successor: Photographie du Progrès (no. 2); Wilt Otto (no. 23) #
Charles Frédéric, ° 26.11.1848. Waiter from 1870 until his departure for Namur in 1873. Arrived from Caen [F] on 8.8.1877, left for Paris on 11.5.1878. Returned from London on 7.2.1879 (Rue aux Choux), then Rue Neuve, 2 from 3.6.1879, where he at first worked, for a short period, in partnership with Bertel. Thereafter domiciled at the Rue de l'Ecuyer, 43 on 22.3.1882, then Rue Neuve, 19 on 1.9.1883. "Speciality of life-size portraits and oil painting". On CAB at no. 19, "Speciality of heliominiature & photo-colours".
1884 *  Verviers, Rue des Minières/Rue du Palais (corner)
Predecessor: Photographie Anglaise #
Branch studio opened on 27.1.1884. Operator unknown
1894 * - 1902 Bruxelles - Saint-Josse, Chaussée de Haecht, 48
Successor: Tiberghien A.
Arrived on 24.12.1894.
1902 - 1905 Bruxelles - Saint-Josse, Rue du Moulin, 69
According to the 1911 Monod directory, Figgé had resumed his activity as a photographer at this address.
1911 - 1914 Bruxelles - Saint-Josse, Rue de Bériot, 25

Locations

1879 * - 1894 / Bruxelles, Rue Neuve, 2 then 19<83-90> renumbered 23<91-94>
1884 *  Verviers, Rue des Minières/Rue du Palais (corner)
1894 * - 1902 Bruxelles - Saint-Josse, Chaussée de Haecht, 48
1902 - 1905 Bruxelles - Saint-Josse, Rue du Moulin, 69
1911 - 1914 Bruxelles - Saint-Josse, Rue de Bériot, 25

Exhibitions

Brussels, 1891; Brussels - Saint-Gilles, "Exposition internationale de l'Académie universelle", 1892.

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Record source

DIRECTORY_1997#1660

Identity of institution

FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen

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Dates of creation/revision

SFJ revised 23.1.2018, 25.2.2018, 12.5.2018 & 19.3.2019

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