Laoureux, Léon (& Cie)

Identity

Category

Person (Male)

Alternative name or descriptor

Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Status

  • Amateur / Connected

Details

Life dates

Liège, 1845 - Liège, 1915

Activity

1870 * - 1883 Liège, Rue Bertholet, 7
° 29.5.1845; + 13.1.1915. Chemical engineer. Director of the department for chemistry and physics products and equipment at Jonniaux in 1867, he sold photographic cameras and chemicals from 1870. In 1879, Laoureux invented a printing process using ferric oxalate, which was commercialised by the Jonniaux firm in 1882. Rue de la Cathédrale from 1884 (but he still lived in Rue Bertholet in 1896). Founder member of the ABP, he was also one of its instigators.
1884 - 1913 Liège, Rue de la Cathédrale, 10<00-04>, 12<05> or 60<06-13>
Predecessor: Jonniaux Charles (Père)
Photographic supplies. About 1890, "Henkart & Laoureux". Photographs of mills in the Amblève valley. Views of Switzerland. He organised the first public slide show held by the Liège section of the ABP on 18.4.1889. Vice-president from 1904 until 1907. He organised a photographic congress in Liège during the Universal Exhibition in 1905.
1907 - 1914 Liège, Boulevard d'Avroy, 41
Recorded in the ABP membership lists, this is possibly a private address. ABP listed previously: Quai de la Boverie, 25.

Locations

1870 * - 1883 Liège, Rue Bertholet, 7
1884 - 1913 Liège, Rue de la Cathédrale, 10<00-04>, 12<05> or 60<13>
1907 - 1914 Liège, Boulevard d'Avroy, 41

Exhibitions

Brussels, 1880; Brussels, 1883; Liège, 1892; Antwerp, 1894; Louvain, 1896; Courtrai, 1897; Liège, 1905.

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Affiliations

Affiliated entity

Association belge de Photographie

Type of affiliation

Member of

Dates of affiliation

1874 - 1914

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Record source

DIRECTORY_1997#2587

Identity of institution

FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen

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Dates of creation/revision

SFJ revised 23.4.2017 & 22.9.2017

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