Hergaux, Gustave

Identity

Category

Person (Male)

Alternative name or descriptor

  • Photographie industrielle et artistique

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Status

  • Professional

Details

Life dates

Bretteville-l'Orgueilleuse [Calvados, F], 1821 - Brussels - Laeken, 1893

Activity

1880 - 1893 + Bruxelles - Laeken, Chaussée d'Anvers, 192
Successor: Bernard L. #
François Gustave, ° 13.5.1821; + 21.12.1893. "Ergault" on birth certificate, "Ergaux" on death certificate. Gustave Hergaux operated in The Hague [NL] in 1863-1864, initially in partnership as "Gustave & Menvielle", then alone. Arrived in Brussels from Louvain in April 1876 and was recorded at this address as a photographer by 1880. Specialised in industrial photography. Views (size 24 x 38 cm) of the port facilities in Antwerp inaugurated in 1885, signed "Gustave"; presentation album "Nouvelles installations maritimes d'Anvers / Couvreux & Hersent entrepeneurs / 1877-1884", including a four-plate panorama. He also took photographs of railway rolling stock manufactured by "Société anonyme des ateliers de la Dyle", Louvain, in an album in the "Biblioteca Nacional" in Madrid, signed "Gustave".

Locations

1880 - 1893 + Bruxelles - Laeken, Chaussée d'Anvers, 192

Exhibitions

Brussels, 1880 (portraits, monuments, views, and studies of machines).

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Record source

DIRECTORY_1997#2153

Identity of institution

FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen

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Dates of creation/revision

SFJ revised 7.1.2018, 20.4.2018 & 22.5.2019; SFJ revised 18.8.2019 & 19.12.2019 based on information supplied by M. Demaeght

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