Ghuys (- Delée), Gustave

Identity

Category

Person (Male)

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Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Status

  • Professional / Connected

Details

Life dates

Leopoldsburg, 1870 - Hasselt, 1917

Activity

1893 / Liège, Boulevard d'Avroy, 36
Gustave Joseph Léopold, ° 8.6.1870; + 28.3.1917. At his wedding in Helchteren (Limburg) on 28.3.1894 to Betzie Delée (see separate entry), Ghuys was recorded as a photographer and tradesman living in Hasselt.
1895 - 1896 / Hasselt, Rue de la Chapelle, 37
Predecessor: Ghuys [G.] & Eggert
Ghuys was recorded as a photographer living in Rue de la Chapelle on the occasion of the birth of a son in Hasselt on 15.12.1895.
1896 * - 1900 ca Saint-Trond, Rue de la Station, 4<96>
Moved to Saint-Trond on 14.11.1896 with his family. The Saint-Trond address was already operational and being advertised as a branch of the Hasselt studio several months previously: "Studio open every day from 3 to 6 in the afternoon; on Sunday from 10 in the morning to 6 in the evening" (Gazette van Sint-Truiden, 4.4.1896).
1900 * Hasselt, Marché au Bois, 7 [Houtmarkt]
Predecessor: Gliot Emile
Arrived at this address from Saint-Trond with his family on 26.5.1900. At the birth of a daughter in Hasselt on 29.10.1901, Ghuys was recorded as a photographer living in Hasselt, Havermarktstraat but we have not been able to link this address to photographic activity during this period.
1900 ca Saint-Trond, Thienschepoort, 26
Coincided with Hasselt, Marché au Bois, 7. In fact, following Ghuys' return to Hasselt, a Saint-Trond studio (no identifying street address) continued to operate for several years, as attested by advertising postcards, c. 1904, for "G. Ghuys, photographer, Hasselt - St Trond".
1902 - 1910 Hasselt, Rue de la Chapelle, 37<05 ca>
Registered at Houtmarkt, 7, until moving to Havermarkt, 41 in March 1904. Some photographs signed Ghuys - Delée and others with no street address. On CV in Hasselt, "Gustave Ghuys and his sister". In 1903, edited a monthly magazine "La Réclame philatélique et cartophile" for stamp and postcard collectors. Published a series of picture postcards on Hasselt bearing the signature "G. Ghuys - Delée". In 1907, Ghuys opened a bicycle shop in Hasselt, Havermarkt, 41 (branch in Saint-Trond, Nieuwe Steenweg) but continued to operate as a photographer. On his death certificate, Ghuys was recorded as a phototographer and tradesman living at Havermarktstraat, 24. His widow ran the bicycle shop until 1927.
1907 Bruxelles, Rue du Midi, 114
Short-lived outlet supplying picture postcards and stamps for collectors.

Locations

1893 / Liège, Boulevard d'Avroy, 36
1895 - 1896 / Hasselt, Rue de la Chapelle, 37
1896 * - 1900 ca Saint-Trond, Rue de la Station, 4<96>
1900 * Hasselt, Marché au Bois, 7 [Houtmarkt]
1900 ca Saint-Trond, Thienschepoort, 26
1902 - 1910 Hasselt, Rue de la Chapelle, 37<05 ca>
1907 Bruxelles, Rue du Midi, 114

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Bibliography/Webography

Ghuys, Gustaaf (1870-1917), accessed on 4.5.2018 at: http://hasel.be/ghuys-gustaaf-1870-1917

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Record source

DIRECTORY_1997#1872

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Dates of creation/revision

SFJ revised 29.1.2018 & merged with entry 1997#1871 "Ghuys"; revised 4.5.2018 & 12.11.2018; SFJ revised 14.11.2019, 12.1.2020 & 5.3.2022 based on information supplied by M. Demaeght; SFJ revised 11.8.2021

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