Gonthier - Cornand, Madame

Identity

Category

Person (Female)

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Status

  • Professional

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Life dates

Alost, 1843 - Liège, 1889

Activity

1880 * - 1889 + Liège, Boulevard d'Avroy, 12
Predecessor: Straus Gustave (Studio), Corbassière Louis Successor: Gonthier (- Van Broekhoven) G.J.
Marie Séraphine Cornand, ° 6.2.1843; + 19.9.1889. Married Guillaume Joseph Gonthier, a school teacher, in Liège on 14.9.1878, when she was recorded as of no profession. Following Louis Corbassière's bankruptcy, Mme Gonthier - Cornand acquired the studio, probably in running order and with "40 000 plates made since 20.9.1875" (La Meuse, 6.1.1880). A statement issued at that time indicates that she had been an operator there: "Mme Gonthier being for several years director of photography Boulevard d'Avroy, 12 and Pont-d'Ile, 4, all the portraits taken during this period have been made by these same processes, under her sole auspices and without the participation of Mr Louis Corbassière" (La Meuse, 10.1.1880).
Branch in Maastricht [NL], 1766c, Rue du Casque, 1881-1888 ca. On her death certificate, Mme Gonthier - Cornand was still recorded as of no profession and her husband as a school teacher. It was witnessed by Ernest Crampon (see that name). After her death, the studio was continued by her widower.
1881 - 1882 Gand, Rue de la Corne, 1
Also see at this address "Cornand & Cie".
1888 - 1889 + Gand, Rue de Flandre, 14
Predecessor: Cornand & Cie Successor: Cornand Napoléon

Locations

1880 * - 1889 + Liège, Boulevard d'Avroy, 12
1881 - 1882 Gand, Rue de la Corne, 1
1888 - 1889 + Gand, Rue de Flandre, 14

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DIRECTORY_1997#1947

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FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen

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Dates of creation/revision

SFJ revised 4.4.2019 based on information supplied by M. Demaeght; MD revised 20.4.2020; SFJ revised 26.4.2020 based on information supplied by M. Demaeght

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