Huet, Henri Joseph

Identity

Category

Person (Male)

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Status

  • Professional

Details

Life dates

Petit Halleux, 1815 - Brussels, 1880

Activity

1850 * Louvain, Place de la Station (Café P. Delvaux)
° 18.6.1815; + 14.6.1880. Artist painter and itinerant daguerreotypist. "Price 5, 10 or 15 francs" (Advertisement, sp, 23.6.1850).
1851 */ Namur, Hôtel de la Monnaie (behind the town hall)
Coloured daguerreotypes. Advertisements from 19.5.1851. Announced that his departure for Charleroi had been fixed for 22.9.1851. He lived in Liège, Rue au Calvaire, 44 from 1851 (a daughter was born in Seraing in 1849, a son in 1850, and a daughter in Liège in 1852). He was removed from the population registry on 19.10.1854 when he established domicile in Charleroi.
1851 */ Charleroi
Arrival planned for 22.9.1851 (Ami de l'Ordre, 16.9.1851).
1853 */ Namur, Hôtel de la Monnaie (behind the town hall)
"Travelling artist". He gave lessons and sold cameras and chemicals for daguerreotyping.
1853 */ Charleroi, Hôtel de l'Univers
"Portraits perfectly daguerreotyped in miniature; [...] four portraits made in a minute, likeness guaranteed" (Journal de Charleroi, 10.8.1853).
1854 */ Gilly, Hôtel de la Régence
Presence advertised from 12.2.1854 to 1.5.1854 (Journal de Charleroi).
1854 */ Namur, Rue des Brasseurs (on the premises of Mr Bodart)
From June to August 1854.
1854 * - 1855 / Charleroi, Rue Neuve de la Station, 11
Private residence, which he moved into on 25.10.1854, coming from Liège.
1855 */ Liège, Rue du Calvaire, 44
On a label affixed to a daguerreotype frame dated 14.3.1855, "Travelling artist...Daguerreotype lessons, sale of complete apparatus and all chemicals relating to this art, all guaranteed."
1855 * - 1859 / Bruxelles - Saint-Josse, Rue de la Prairie, 10 or 16<58>
"Near the station". Arrived at this address from Charleroi on 12.4.1855. Left on 22.7.1859.
1859 * - 1862 / Bruxelles - Saint-Josse, Rue Saint-Philippe, 3<60-61> or 2<63>
At this address from 22.7.1859 until 21.8.1862. "Coloured daguerreotype portraits (…) for frames, broaches, cases, etc. from 1,30 to 10 F" (L’Echo de Bruxelles, 18.12.1859). Returned to no. 77 on 10.7.1875, accompanied by his son, also named Henri Joseph (° Seraing, 31.3.1850), who was also registered as a photographer. They returned to Brussels - Schaerbeek on 17.3.1876.
1862 * - 1865 / Bruxelles - Saint-Josse, Rue de Brabant, 6, 18 or 24<62; 65>
"Near the North station. Arrived at no. 24 on 21.8.1862. Left for Brussels - Schaerbeek on 17.11.1865.
1865 * - 1870 Bruxelles - Schaerbeek, Impasse du Secours, 1
Still recorded as a photographer domiciled in Brussels - Schaerbeek, Rue De Potter, 23 on his death certificate. Died at Rue Pachèco, 52.

Locations

1850 * Louvain, Place de la Station (Café P. Delvaux)
1851 */ Namur, Hôtel de la Monnaie (behind the town hall)
1851 */ Charleroi
1853 */ Namur, Hôtel de la Monnaie (behind the town hall)
1853 */ Charleroi, Hôtel de l'Univers
1854 */ Gilly, Hôtel de la Régence
1854 */ Namur, Rue des Brasseurs (on the premises of Mr Bodart)
1854 * - 1855 / Charleroi, Rue Neuve de la Station, 11
1855 */ Liège, Rue du Calvaire, 44
1855 * - 1859 / Bruxelles - Saint-Josse, Rue de la Prairie, 10 or 16<58>
1859 * - 1862 / Bruxelles - Saint-Josse, Rue Saint-Philippe, 3<60-61> or 2<63>
1862 * - 1865 / Bruxelles - Saint-Josse, Rue de Brabant, 6, 18 or 24<62; 65>
1865 * - 1870 Bruxelles - Schaerbeek, Impasse du Secours, 1

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Record source

DIRECTORY_1997#2255

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FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen

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Dates of creation/revision

SFJ revised 15.10.2017 & 21.4.2018; MD revised 5.6.2020

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