Klosterhalven, Bernard

Identity

Category

Person (Male)

Alternative name or descriptor

  • Bernard (in Rue de la Régence and Rue Chaussée-des-Prés); Photographie Artistique (in Rue Grétry)

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Status

  • Professional / Connected

Details

Life dates

Maastricht [NL], 1822 - Liège, 1902

Activity

1859 - 1872 Liège, Rue de la Régence, 14 or 16<60-62> then 12<63>
Henri Bernard, ° 21.12.1822; + 14.5.1902. Registered as a joiner on his arrival in Liège on 2.1.1848 (Kloosterhalven in the population registry). Husband of Françoise Dallemagne (° Liège 28.1.1823; + Liège, 24.4.1897). Patent of 15.2.1860 for "an improvement made to photographic images" [use of fish-glue]. "Portraits on glass, canvas and paper from 2 fr." (La Meuse, 3.11.1860).
1865 * - 1881 Liège, Rue Chaussée-des-Prés, 50, 52, 32, then 40
No. 50 from 1865 until 1868, 52 from 1869 until 1875, 32 in 1875, and 40 from 1878 until 1881 (Outremeuse).
1877 * Namur, Rue Godefroid, 18
On CV, "cartes 10 fr. a dozen. Copying, collotype printing, etc." This studio coincided with both short-lived Brussels addresses, according to handwritten indications on mounts. The studio was advertised anonymously for reasons yet unclear, "Permanent portrait cards at 3 fr. a dozen. We operate in all weathers by a new process" (L'Ami de l'Ordre, 23.4.1877).
1877 * Bruxelles, Place du Grand Sablon, 20
Stay of unspecified length from 23.8.1877. His family remained in Liège, where the studio seems to have continued operating.
1878 ca Bruxelles, Rue Neuve, 2
Predecessor: Deloeul Prosper (in 1873) Successor: Figgé [Charles] & Bertel
Brussels addresses only handwritten on mounts, indicating their short-lived nature.
1884 - 1900 / Liège, Rue [or Boulevard] Grétry, 28
Manufacturer of sensitive papers. "Inventor of sensitive photographic paper for long-term use". Studio and factory at this address, where he seems to have already been operating around 1882.
1900 * Liège, Rue de la Cathédrale, 81
Successor: Klosterhalven R.
Recorded as a photographer domiciled at no. 11 on his death certificate.

Locations

1859 - 1872 Liège, Rue de la Régence, 14 or 16<60-62> then 12<63>
1865 * - 1881 Liège, Rue Chaussée-des-Prés, 50, 52, 32, then 40
1877 * Namur, Rue Godefroid, 18
1877 * Bruxelles, Place du Grand Sablon, 20
1878 ca Bruxelles, Rue Neuve, 2
1884 - 1900 / Liège, Rue [or Boulevard] Grétry, 28
1900 * Liège, Rue de la Cathédrale, 81

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Record source

DIRECTORY_1997#2465

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FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen

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Dates of creation/revision

SFJ revised 21.9.2017, 15.10.2017 & 23.4.2018; MCC revised 24.12.2018 & 31.12.2018; MD revised 19.4.2020 & 4.6.2020

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