Fondu, Charles

Identity

Category

Person (Male)

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Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Status

  • Amateur

Details

Life dates

Brussels, 1872 - ?, 1912

Activity

1898 - 1902 Vilvorde
Charles Jean Baptiste, ° 18.1.1872. Industrialist and Pictorialist. Manufacturer of accessories for rolling stock for trams and railways. He took over the family business from his father Jean Baptiste (see that name) in 1896 and expanded into automobile construction from 1906 until his death in 1912. Several of Fondu's photographs were published in "Le sentiment d'art en photographie" and "L'art en photographie", between 1898 and 1901 (see Liorel). Member of the "Cercle d’Art Photographique L’Effort".

Locations

1898 - 1902 Vilvorde

Exhibitions

Effort, 1901; Effort, 1902.

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Affiliated entity

Association belge de Photographie

Type of affiliation

Member of

Dates of affiliation

1898 - 1902

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Record source

DIRECTORY_1997#1685

Identity of institution

FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen

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Dates of creation/revision

SFJ revised 13.1.2019; SFJ revised 7.4.2020 based on information supplied by M. Demaeght; MD revised 12.5.2020

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